Colorado Springs police officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of East Rio Grande Street to investigate a reported sexual assault early Thursday morning. Upon arrival officers contacted an adult female who reported being sexually assaulted at gunpoint by an acquaintance earlier in the day.
Detectives assigned to the Special Victims Section, Adult Sexual Assault Unit, assumed the investigation and identified the suspect as 54-year-old Dywand Datron Julien of Colorado Springs. An arrest warrant for criminal charges of Sexual Assault and Possession of Weapons by Previous Offender was issued for Dywand Julien on the afternoon of September 15, 2016.
Dywand Julien's current location is unknown and CSPD is attempting to locate and arrest him. Persons with information on Dywand Julien's location are asked to call 911 and to refrain from approaching or contacting him as he is possibly armed.
Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000 or if you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.