From: "J Reyes-Montblanc"
Subject: FW: Suspect Identified in Hamilton Heights Assault
To the Columbia Community:
The New York City Police Department has issued a photograph of a suspectwho has been identified in the assault of a Columbia Journalism Schoolgraduate student in her Hamilton Heights apartment on April 14, 2007.
The photograph that the NYPD provided is posted as part of a PublicSafety alert at: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/publicsafety/sexualassaultsuspect.htm as wellas on a number of local news sites.The NYPD has identified the suspect as William Roberts.
He is additionally described as a black male, 30 years old, and approximately 6'1" and 180 pounds, with a scar on his abdomen.
If you have any information about this person, call Crimestoppersimmediately at 800-577-TIPS.
If you see this suspect, call 911.
Please know that the University has been working closely with the NYPD on this matter and has taken all appropriate precautions with respect to maintaining the safety of our own campus environment.
We will postupdates on any significant developments on the Public Safety website at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/publicsafety/.
James F. McShane
Associate Vice President
Department of Public Safety