The University of Wyoming Police Department responded yesterday to the report of a sexual assault involving two juveniles.The report came in at 6:42 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22. The alleged assault occurred in the vicinity of the UW apartments near 30th Street and Willett Drive.

A juvenile female was approached by a juvenile male, who is alleged to have sexually assaulted her. According to the UW Police Department, the suspect has been identified, and steps have been taken to ensure there is no threat to the community. Neither juvenile is a UW student.

Due to the fact both the suspect and victim are juveniles, no additional information is available.

The matter has been referred to the Albany County Attorney’s Office for action.

Parents are encouraged to ensure children are supervised at all times while on campus. If you have information about this crime or other crimes, you are encouraged to report to UWPD at 766-5179 or text keyword UWYO to 847411/TIP411.

UW has numerous resources to assist in response to sexual assault, including:

-- The University Counseling Center, Room 341 of Knight Hall, 766-2187. For after-hours emergencies, students can talk to an on-call counselor at 766-8989.

-- The Dean of Students Office, Room 128 of Knight Hall. Call 766-3296 or go online to

-- The STOP Violence Program, 118 Knight Hall, 766-3296.