UAPD Responds to Campus Assault

UPDATE to the July 12th campus incident:

As of 12:07 PM on Thursday, July 13th, the suspect from the below incident is in police custody.

UAPD Campus Safety Advisory: Reported on-campus assault – July 12, 2023

The University of Alabama Police Department responded to a report of an assault and possible sexual assault on campus shortly before 8 p.m. A female UA student reported being assaulted and knocked to the ground near the intersection of University Blvd and Devotie Dr. The victim sustained minor injuries. The suspect fled on foot, then got into a vehicle, leaving campus and driving east on Jack Warner Parkway.

The appearance of the suspect as reported to UAPD was:

Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: 5’9 to 6’0
Weight: No information
Hair: Short hair

Age: Around 20-25 years old
Clothing: Grey shirt, black sweat pants

Vehicle Info: Silver Nissan SUV

This message reports currently available information. As the investigation continues, details may change. Updates will be provided on the UAPD Advisories webpage.

Anyone who has any additional information is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide published at

It is never the fault of a victim when a crime occurs. Below are some safety considerations for students and community members:

  • Be careful and mindful of any valuables you may carry on your person
  • Be mindful of your surroundings

This information is being sent as part of UA’s commitment to providing campus safety information in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.