The Department of Public Safety is alerting University community members of a reported fondling incident that occurred in between Whig Hall and Murray-Dodge Hall on campus. A female student reported that at about 4:20 p.m. she was walking north on the walkway between Whig Hall and Murray-Dodge Hall when an unidentified male struck her buttocks. The suspect then fled northeast toward Firestone Library on a bicycle. The woman was not injured. The suspect is described as a light-complexioned male, wearing a backpack and white shirt, approximately 160-190 lbs, about 5 feet 11 inches tall, approximately 20 years old with red hair. The suspect was seen with another light-complexioned male, wearing a blue shirt, approximately 160-190 lbs., about 5 feet 11 inches tall, approximately 20 years old, also on a bicycle and carrying a backpack. The Department of Public Safety responded immediately and searched the area but the suspect was not located. Directed patrols will remain in the area through the night. If you have any information on this incident please contact the Department of Public Safety at 609-258-3333.
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