Montana State University Police investigating reported rape


POSTED: 10:31 AM Jul 25 2013   UPDATED: 2:46 PM Jul 25 2013
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BOZEMAN, Mont. -

Montana State University sent an email alert to students, faculty and staff Wednesday night alerting the community of a reported rape.

NBC Montana received a copy of the email Thursday morning.

It says, "On July 24, 2013 at approximately 4:15 p.m. the Montana State University Police Department responded to a report of sexual intercourse without consent which occurred at an unknown residence, possibly near campus. The victim reported partying with new acquaintances and that alcohol and marijuana had been consumed. The victim reported that she became incapacitated and woke at approximately 2:00 p.m. to the perpetrator sexually assaulting her. The perpetrator was described as a white male, approximately 5'6" to 6' in height, weighing approximately 220 to 240 pounds with short "buzz cut" blonde hair. The perpetrator was also described as having a goatee and brown eyes. This incident is currently under investigation."

University Police are asking anyone with information to call 994-2121, or send an email at

Montana State University sent the email out just after 9:30 p.m.  The alert was sent out through the MSU ALERT E-MAIL system. According to the email a text alert was not sent in this instance.