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UNIVERSITY POLICE

Security Alerts

In Compliance with the "Timely Warning" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 the University Police is giving notice of the following reported incident:


09/11/2014
Approximately 1:00pm, 09/11/2014, a female student was seated in the reserved section of the Ablah Library when she was approached by an unknown male. The male asked if he could share her table. He visited with her for a few minutes, he started to stand up and reached out and touched her upper thigh without her consent. She told him she did not want to be touched. He sat back down and stared her and tried to talk to her, she ignored him and he reached out and grabbed her foot, started rubbing her foot while saying, “let me rub your feet”.  The student pulled her foot away and moved to another table. The male got up and left the area, she thought he had left, but he returned, still staring at her and continued to watch her until she pulled out her phone and he got up left the area as she was calling police.
The student was not harmed. Officers spoke with another student who had seen this same individual in the library on several occasions and had been uncomfortable in the manner in which the male stared at her and tried to approach her.

The University Police Department is investigating the crime.

Should you have information to help solve this crime, please contact the University Police Department 978-3450.

DESCRIPTION of Suspect:
Age-----------------20 to mid 30 years of age
Race----------------black
Sex----------------- male
Hair-----------------short, black
Eyes----------------brown
Height--------------approximately 5’8”-5’10”
Weight-------------180-220
Build---------------med

CLOTHING:
Last seen wearing – Blue or Aqua shirt, jeans, carrying a royal blue jacket with red and white trim with the Roca-wear clothing line, “R” emblem on the back,  over his shoulder with a red shirt or something red over his shoulder under the jacket, black knit beanie hat.

Please share the information with other WSU community members and neighbors near campus.