Safety Notification: Aug. 1, 2016

Posted June 24, 2018

MCTC, Report of Attempted Sexual Assault

A message from Minneapolis Community and Technical College:

The MCTC Public Safety Department was notified by a Metropolitan State University student of an attempted sexual assault. The incident occurred at 5:38 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016. According to the student she exited the parking ramp and noticed someone following her along Spruce Street. She entered the Management Education Center and walked to the first floor restroom. She entered a stall within the restroom. When she exited the stall, an unknown male was in the restroom with her. The unknown male threw her to the ground. The student said he was grabbing her hair and was exposing himself. The student began to scream; the male then fled the restroom. The male is described as 6' 0 tall, approximately 25-35 years of age, wearing a navy blue t-shirt, black pants, and white colored shoes. Video evidence supports the victim’s statement.

If you have any information about this incident please contact the MCTC Public Safety Department or the Minneapolis Police Department.

Please utilize the Public Safety escort service. Officers will escort you anywhere within a two block radius of the main campus. Call 612-659-6910 to request an escort. If you witness suspicious activity or crimes in progress, call the Minneapolis College Public Safety Department Emergency line at 612-659-6900 and the Minneapolis Police Department using 911.

Remember to take the following steps if you are a victim of a crime:

  • Report crimes immediately to the police. If the crime occurs on Minneapolis College property, call the Minneapolis College Public Safety Department Emergency line at 612-659-6900 and the the Minneapolis Police Department using 911.
  • Try to remember the description of the suspect(s), which includes:
    • approximate age
    • height
    • weight
    • details on hair
    • clothing
    • scars
    • tattoos or any type of distinguishing characteristic