Fort Collins police are investigating the report of an alleged sexual assault that occurred this morning in the 200 block of W. Myrtle St. The 24-year-old victim reported waking up around 1:50 a.m. to find an unknown man in her bedroom inappropriately touching her. She screamed and the man ran out the front door. The suspect is believed to have entered the apartment through and unlocked window. No weapon was involved.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 25 years old, 6’2” tall, weighing approximately 185 pounds with red facial hair. The suspect was wearing a black hoodie and khaki shorts.

Police are continuing to investigate the report and ask community members to use personal safety skills, to keep their doors locked and windows secured, be aware of activities in your neighborhood and report any suspicious persons or activities to the police. Further information regarding crime prevention tips is available on the Fort Collins Police Services website at

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Fort Collins Police at 970-221-6540 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 221-6868.