Volume 94, Issue 19


NEWS

PromiseKeepers meet with protest

Senate and BOG race heats up

Haskett denies Christian agenda

Sweatshop mandate hits hurdle

UPD warns of sexual deviant

Campus Briefs

Sexual predator at York U still at-large

Corroded Disorder

UPD warns of sexual deviant



By Aaron Wherry
Gazette Staff



Women on campus are being asked to take caution after another report of a suspicious male.

On Sept. 30 at 2:50 p.m., a naked man was reported masturbating in the grassy area between Huron College and the Saugeen-Maitland Hall parking lot, said Const. Wendy McGowan of the University Police Department.

Police responded, but the man had already fled the scene, she said.

Witnesses said the man was white and normal in size with something blue on his head, she added, saying students should be aware of any incidents of abnormal behaviour. As well, there are various on-campus resources available to aid students, she explained.

"I strongly encourage people to use foot patrol and we will be doing sessions in the residences this week to educate students about campus safety," she said.

At 3:21 p.m. on Sept. 30, the theft of vehicle was reported from the D.B. Weldon Library parking lot, McGowan said. The owner had parked his car there in the morning and returned to find it missing. The vehicle was recovered later that night in the Huron University College parking lot, she said, adding nothing had been taken from the car and no damage was reported.

The smell of marijuana was reported coming from the smoking area around Delaware Hall, she said. UPD responded but found no suspects or evidence relating to the report.

On October 1, at 3:16 a.m., a fire alarm was pulled at Sydenham Hall, McGowan said. The fire department responded and attended to the problem, but firefighters reported several students throwing eggs at the fire department vehicles.

Overall, 144 reports were filed by the UPD this week, many of which were minor traffic and automobile related offences, she said. Students can contact the UPD at 661-3300 anytime they are in need of assistance or wish to report a crime.


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