Two new indecent exposure incidents added to ongoing investigation

University Park, Pa. -- University Police have reported two cases of indecent exposure occurring at Penn State within the last week. Police are investigating an indecent exposure that took place at around 3:05 a.m. Nov. 1, outside the Food Sciences Building; and a second incident at 11:23 p.m. Nov. 4, in Patterson Building; both on the University Park campus.

Penn State Police have been investigating a number of incidents of indecent exposure that have occurred on campus since Aug. 10, 2009, with similar descriptions of the actor(s) involved. To date, a dozen indecent exposure incidents have been reported.

In the Nov. 1 incident, police learned that a white male with dark-colored hair exposed himself. In the Nov. 4 incident, a white or possibly Asian male, wearing a dark-colored mask, reportedly entered Patterson Building and exposed himself to a female student.

In the other reported incidents, the alleged perpetrator also has been described as a college age, light-skinned male, with dark hair. He has been dressed in a variety of clothing and has attempted to conceal his identity by wearing a mask.

University Police ask that people report any suspicious behavior by calling 814-863-1111 or Centre County Crime Stoppers at 1-877-99-CRIME. People providing information may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Callers may remain anonymous or may visit the Penn State University Police Silent Witness website at http://www.police.psu.edu/witness/

Police, who have instituted extra patrols around campus, also remind students to not allow others to “piggyback” or follow them into buildings without a key.

University Police also would like to remind the community to:
- Always lock residence hall doors;
- Never walk alone at night;
- Stay in well-lit areas; and
- Use 865-WALK the Security Escort Service.

To report suspicious people anywhere on or near campus, call University Police at 814-863-1111 or 911 immediately.
 

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Last Updated November 10, 2010