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Alerts > Crime Alert Sexual Assault (Off Campus) 5 2 14



Crime Alert Sexual Assault (Off Campus) 5 2 14


Columbia University

Department of Public Safety



On Friday May 2nd, 2014 at approximately 4 A.M., a Columbia University Affiliate was

the victim of a sexual assault. The victim states that, while traveling in livery cab on Riverside

Drive, the driver did pull the cab over and sexually assaulted her. The victim describes the

perpetrator as a Male/50’s/Gray hair/ beard. The below vehicle was used during the

commission of this crime.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact the undersigned or call the

26 Pct. detective squad at 212‐678‐1351.

When using car services, always use ‘licensed for hire’ vehicles and note the hack license number. Call

ahead to your final destinantion and have someone waiting for you when you arrive. If you start to feel

unsafe, exit the vehicle at the next inhabited, well lit area.

Deidre Fuchs

Director of Investigations

May 2, 2014