The Sacramento State Police Department, aided by investigative leads from the community, has identified the suspect believed to be responsible for the sexual assaults referenced in the Oct. 6 Timely Warning notice to the campus community. The suspect, previously referred to as “Zayn,” has been positively identified as Nida Muhammad Niazy, 31. He is not a Sacramento State student.
On Nov. 10, 2022, several Sacramento State police officers attempted to execute an arrest warrant on Niazy at his residence. Niazy, however, was not at the location, and subsequent attempts by police to locate him have been unsuccessful. He remains at large, and his whereabouts are unknown.