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January 23, 2020

                                     Safety Notification

THIS BULLETIN IS POSTED TO ADVISE YOU OF AN INCIDENT THAT CONCERNS THE SAFETY OF THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY. PLEASE TAKE ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS.

The California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) police department has issued the following safety notification, advising of an incident that concerns the safety of the University community and advises students, faculty, staff and community members to take all necessary precautions:

University Police received a report of an individual who has made inappropriate sexual advances to a female in the Kellogg Library, 5th floor, on Wednesday January 22, 2020 at about 6:30 p.m. The individual requested assistance with an art and/or film project, which escalated to inappropriate sexual advances. The victim was able to exit the situation before the incident could be further escalated.

Suspect Description

Black male in his 20s; short, shaved, dark hair; tall; average build. Last seen wearing a long sleeve blue t-shirt and carrying a large dark backpack. 

If you have been the victim of any similar behavior, or know someone who has, please contact the University Police at (760) 750-4567 or the Cougar Care Network at (760) 750-7627.

CONFIDENTIAL SUPPORT: Victims of any form of sexual harassment or assault are strongly encouraged to seek confidential support at CSUSM’s Student Health and Counseling Center, located in Chavez Circle at the intersection of Campus Way and Campus View Drive, (760) 750-4915; office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Off campus, The Center for Community Solutions offers a 24-Hour toll free County-wide crisis line for crisis intervention and information referrals related to sexual assault in San Diego at 1-888-385-4657 (FREE). More information is available at www.ccssd.org. Reporting to a confidential counselor or sexual assault advocate WILL NOT RESULT IN A REPORT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OR THE UNIVERSITY. These counseling professionals are required by law to keep your identity and information confidential.


REPORTING TO THE UNIVERSITY: We also encourage victims and witnesses to report sexual misconduct to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, who can help provide resources, support and remedies, as well as determine whether the university needs to take further action to make victims, witnesses, and the rest of the campus community safe, as well as take steps to prevent a reoccurrence and eliminate sexual misconduct. Please contact Dr. Bridget Blanshan, CSUSM Title IX Coordinator: (760) 750-4056 or www.csusm.edu/title9/. Information about Victim Rights and Options can also be found on the university’s Title IX website: www.csusm.edu/title9/.

 

 

 

Police Shield

Monday, November 25, 2019

                                     Safety Notification

                                                 Lewd Act at Mangrum Track & Field

THIS BULLETIN IS POSTED TO ADVISE YOU OF AN INCIDENT THAT CONCERNS THE SAFETY OF THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY. PLEASE TAKE ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS.

On Monday, November 25, 2019 at approximately 5 p.m., two females (non-students) arrived at Mangrum Track & Field to work out. While walking on the track, they noticed a male near the pedestrian entrance and water fountain. They heard him make a comment to them and observed him masturbating. They immediately reported the incident to UPD.

He was last seen riding his bicycle up the pedestrian ramp and west on Craven Road toward Parking Lot XYZ.

Suspect Description: Adult male, mid-thirties, approximately 5'8", bald/shaved head and thin build. Wearing blue jeans, tan work boots, a yellow reflective vest, and black jacket.

Picture of subject on bikepicture of subject on sidewalk

If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation please contact University Police at (760) 750-4567.

If you wish, you may report anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

SAFETY TIPS: Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe in any situation, go with your gut. If you see a situation in which a person may be assaulted, contact law enforcement immediately by dialing 911.Use campus blue light phones to request an escort from UPD or report suspicious activity.

CONFIDENTIAL SUPPORT: Victims of any form of sexual harassment or assault are strongly encouraged to seek confidential support at CSUSM’s Student Health and Counseling Center, located in Chavez Circle at the intersection of Campus Way and Campus View Drive, (760) 750-4915; office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Off campus, The Center for Community Solutions offers a 24-Hour toll free County-wide crisis line for crisis intervention and information referrals related to sexual assault in San Diego at 1-888-385-4657 (FREE). More information is available at www.ccssd.org. Reporting to a confidential counselor or sexual assault advocate WILL NOT RESULT IN A REPORT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OR THE UNIVERSITY. These counseling professionals are required by law to keep your identity and information confidential.

REPORTING TO THE UNIVERSITY: We also encourage victims and witnesses to report sexual misconduct to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, who can help provide resources, support and remedies, as well as determine whether the university needs to take further action to make victims, witnesses, and the rest of the campus community safe, as well as take steps to prevent a reoccurrence and eliminate sexual misconduct. Please contact Dr. Bridget Blanshan, CSUSM Title IX Coordinator: (760) 750-4056 or www.csusm.edu/title9/. Information about Victim Rights and Options can also be found on the university’s Title IX website: www.csusm.edu/title9/.

 

 

 

University Police Department(760) 750-4567dispatch@csusm.eduCal State San Marcos 425 La Moree Road San Marcos, CA 92078