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UMPD reports hiker assaulted on "M"

Posted at 3:36 PM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 20:24:00-04

MISSOULA — Friday April 10th, 6:20 p.m.

The situation on Mount Sentinel is still being investigated.

UM Police have asked the public to avoid the area as they continue the search.

More information will be shared as it becomes avaliable.

Friday April 10th, 3:30 p.m.

According to an university emergency alert, University of Montana Police and Emergency Services responded to a woman getting assaulted while hiking on the M-trail at 2:30 p.m. on Friday.

The woman was hiking in an area north of the M-Trail and down from the M.

Medicial evacuation is in progress.

Suspect described as white male, 30-40 years old wearing black pants, black shirt and baseball cap.

Last seen heading further up the mountain.

People are advised to avoid area.

This case is currently under investigation.

Anyone having any information about this crime please call UMPD at 243-6131.