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UWPD investigates Natatorium assault

September 10, 2010

The UW-Madison Police Department is seeking information about an incident that occurred around 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at the Natatorium, 2000 Observatory Dr.


A male reported that an unidentified male sexually assaulted him while showering in the Natatorium. The victim was able to ward off the assault and the suspect fled the area.

The suspect was described as being a white, male, approximately 25 years old, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 175-185 pounds, with red hair, freckles, a goatee and unshaven. He was last seen wearing a plain white T-shirt, brown pants, thick belt, plain brown baseball-style hat and boots.

Anyone with information related to this is asked to contact Detective Shane Driscoll, (608) 890-2730 or email Or call the Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.

The UW–Madison Police Department would like to remind people to be aware of their surroundings at all times and to immediately report suspicious activity.

Read more information about sexual assault resources at UW–Madison.