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

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.

Last Updated November 10, 2010