Update: Sexual Assault Near 21 N. Park Street
August 22, 2014, 12:00 PM
21 N. Park Street
*** 9/5/14 UPDATE ***
Late Friday, September 5, 2014, the UW-Madison Police Department arrested Amory J. Waters, 21, of Fond du Lac for second degree sexual assault in connection to this case. Over the last two weeks, UWPD detectives worked tirelessly on this case — following up on leads, collecting evidence, and speaking to witnesses. The investigation led detectives to Waters– and after an interview Friday evening, investigators placed Waters under arrest. Waters has been booked into the Dane County Jail, with recommended charges of second degree sexual assault.
On Friday, August 22 at approximately 1:30 a.m., a 21-year old woman was sexually assaulted by a stranger in an alleyway near 21 N. Park Street. The victim had been out with friends in the State Street area, and was walking home by herself when the sexual assault occurred. The suspect then fled west towards Park Street.
The suspect is described as a white male, early 20’s, 5’11” to 6’2” tall, with a muscular build, brown spiked hair, facial stubble, and last seen wearing a red shirt.
The UW-Madison Police Department is currently investigating this case. Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact UWPD at (608) 264-COPS.
Students are reminded, as a general safety rule, to be aware of your surroundings at all times — especially at night. Stay in well-lit areas and don’t walk alone.
If you’ve been sexually assaulted, tell someone – there are confidential resources available to help you. Please visit uwpd.wisc.edu/tellus for more information.
The location shown is approximate and may not be accurate.