University Police investigating incident of disorderly conduct

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State University Police are investigating an incident of disorderly conduct that occurred in the stacks on the third floor of Pattee Library. At 4:15 p.m. on Nov. 8, an unknown male began to masturbate in front of the victim. The male left the scene prior to police arrival. The actor is a college-age male described as having light brown skin, approximately 6-feet tall, with short brown hair. The male was wearing blue/gray sweat pants and sweatshirt.

Anyone with information should contact Penn State University Police at 814-863-1111 or submit tips to Centre County CrimeStoppers via email to Those providing information that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 from Centre County CrimeStoppers. Anonymous tips can be submitted at

University Police would also like to remind the community to:

  • Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe, get to a safe place and call for help.
  • If you see someone getting victimized, get involved by calling University Police at 3-1111, 911 or directly by using an emergency phone.
  • Make sure you have your cellphone and it is fully charged before going out. Know where emergency phones are located by using the Campus Night map available in print at University Police and the Hetzel Union Building Information Desk, as well as electronically at
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Last Updated November 18, 2017