The Iowa City Police Department is investigating a reported home invasion and sexual assault that occurred on April 15, 2017. The sole female occupant of a house in the Grant Wood neighborhood reported she was assaulted in her home by a male suspect in the early morning hours. At this time, the Iowa City Police Department is not releasing any additional information regarding the attack so as to not compromise the ongoing criminal investigation.
This appears to be a random attack by a suspect with no known ties to the victim. Iowa City residents, especially Grant Wood neighborhood residents, are encouraged to be vigilant.
Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of these suspects. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 358-TIPS (8477). All calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity to collect a reward.