Woman robbed on RTD train, and then sexually assaulted, police say

Posted at 1:01 PM, Jul 14, 2019

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Police are investigating an alleged a robbery and sexual assault at an RTD station in Lakewood early Sunday morning.

A woman reported that she was riding a westbound RTD train about 2:40 a.m. when two men grabbed her purse and ran off the train at the Sheridan Station, according to a police news release. The woman followed the suspects off the train, and they pulled out a gun and sexually assaulted her, she reported.

One suspect was described as a black man about 20 years old, wearing a red hat, red shirt, red pants and black shoes. The other suspect was described as a Hispanic or Asian man, about 20 years old and wearing a gray or blue long-sleeve sweater and a black jacket with yellow stripes on the sleeves.

Both men were described as about five feet, five inches tall, police said.

Anyone who has information about the case is asked to call the Lakewood police tip line at 303-763-6800.