Boulder police continue to investigate an assault which occurred in the area of 13th and Spruce Streets on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at around 10:21 p.m. The unknown suspect attacked the male victim with a pair of scissors.

A sketch of the suspect is attached.

According to the 18-year-old victim, he was walking with a female friend when the suspect lunged at him and attacked him without provocation. The victim suffered cuts and abrasions as he struggled to get away. He was treated and released at a local hospital.

The suspect left the area on foot after the altercation, and the victim and his friend flagged down an officer who was responding to a report of a fight in the area.

The suspect is described as:

  • White male
  • Between 5’7” and 5’10” tall
  • Medium build
  • Brownish-blonde hair, with a receding hairline
  • 30’s
  • Wearing a short-sleeve green t-shirt
  • Possibly transient
  • “Sunken” face

The case number is 13-7877.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Kurt Foster at 303-441-4329. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.

Scissor Attack Suspect