On Sunday, May 5, at approximately 1:30 a.m., a sexual assault incident occurred along Cordoba Road in Isla Vista in which the victim was forced to engage in sexual intercourse while attending a party.
The suspect was reported to be a white male in his mid-20s of medium build with brown hair. The victim described him as wearing a red T-shirt and khaki shorts.
No updates have been received since the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office emergency alert, but the assault is currently under investigation. Any information regarding the incident should be reported to the UCSB Police Department or to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Tip Line at www.sbsheriff.org/anonymoustips.html.
The Sheriff’s Office and UCSB Police Department also advise students to utilize safety services including calling CSO Escorts and using the blue-light emergency phone lines located around campus.