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Sexual Assault

Update: Suspect has been identified and interviewed. Incident is still an open investigation.


On Tuesday June 3, 2014, a sexual assault was reported to the Portland State University Campus Public Safety Office. A female student reported being sexually assaulted in the early morning of Sunday, June 1, 2014, inside a Broadway Housing room by a subject she had met that night. The suspect is believed to have entered the building lawfully.

The suspect has been described as a white/male approximately 18-20 years old, 5’8 slender build, with a prominent gap between his front teeth.

Campus Public Safety is conducting an on-going investigation. Please call Campus Public Safety at 503-725-4404, Detective Matt Horton, if you have any information regarding this crime.

Information and updates as they become available about this incident will be available on the PSU Public Safety website.

Support services from the Women's Resource Center and Student Health and Counseling Services are available for anyone impacted by this incident. If you have non-emergency concerns regarding campus safety, contact Campus Public Safety at 503 725-4407.