March 25, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Police warn of suspicious man harassing women on campus

UPDATE — Oct. 13, 7:00 p.m: Sacramento State Police Chief Mark Iwasa told The State Hornet that two of the reported incidents occurred on campus, while three other incidents occurred on streets adjacent to Sac State.


Campus police are warning students to be on the lookout for a suspicious man driving up to women on campus and making inappropriate comments, often persuading the women to enter his vehicle, according to an email sent to students Thursday.

The suspect is described by police as a 25 to 35-year-old black male with gold teeth, standing approximately 5’8” tall and wearing dark sunglasses. He was reported to be driving a dark SUV with silver rims.

Campus police advised students to observe safety tips, including walking in groups or pairs, being aware of your surroundings and utilizing the Hornet Night Shuttle.

Police are asking that anyone with information regarding these incidents contact campus police at (916) 278-6000.

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Barbara Harvey

Barbara Harvey is the co-Managing Editor at The State Hornet and a junior at Sacramento State, where she majors in journalism. She joined The State Hornet in the fall of 2016 as a News Editor. She enjoys writing about crime, politics and interesting people. Barbara can be reached at [email protected] or [email protected]

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