Public Safety Alert: Sexual Assault on Dayton Avenue

Public Safety would like to alert the University of St. Thomas community of a sexual assault that occurred on the 2100 block of Dayton Avenue.

At 3:02 p.m. Sunday, May 5, a UST student reported to Public Safety that they were sexually assaulted at an off-campus residence on Saturday, May 4. The following morning, the victim determined an assault had taken place. The incident was reported to the St. Paul Police Department and is currently under investigation. SPPD does not consider the public at risk at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call Public Safety at (651) 962-5100 or the St. Paul Police Department at (651) 291-1111.

Report crime confidentially or anonymously by e-mailing, or calling (651) 962-TIPS.

Sexual violence resources:

  • Ramsey County Sexual Offense Services (SOS) 24-Hour Hotline (651) 643-3006
  • UST Counseling and Psychological Services (651) 962-6780

Public Safety reminds all community members that escorts are available from Public Safety 24 hours a day. Escorts are provided to and from campus within an approximate six-block radius.

For more information, see Public Safety’s May 6 Alert. Other recent alerts, advisories and bulletins, as well as crime prevention and safety tips, also are posted on the St. Thomas Public Safety website.