The University of Montana has notified students of possible sexual assault near the campus. They say the incident was reported around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
Here is the email notification students received:
Timely Notification Bulletin Possible Threat to the Community "Your Right to Know"
In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 the University Office of Public Safety is giving notice of a disturbing act of violence reported to have occurred around the intersection of South 5th East Street and Hilda Avenue in Missoula.
Reported Offense: An attempted sexual assault was reported to have occurred in the area of the intersection of South 5th East and Hilda Avenue near the University at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, April 15, 2012.
It can be assumed that conditions continue to exist that may pose a threat to members and guests of the community. It is the duty of the institution to warn of possible "dangerous conditions" on or near itscampus and an "affirmative duty" exists to warn persons associated with this university of possible peril at the hands of some third party or parties. Please forward this notice to your colleagues and post it on appropriate bulletin boards in your area. If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation, contact the Missoula City Police by calling 911.
To read more about the reported attack, click here.