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Campus Alert December 13, 2013

Monday, December 16th, 2013

UMPD note to campus community

Friday, Dec. 13, the University of Maine Police Department responded to two reports of theft of wallets on campus — one in Deering Hall and one in Chadbourne Hall. The wallets were reported stolen from a coat hanging outside a classroom and from a pocketbook in a desk drawer.

Police are looking for a young white male described as between the ages of 18 to 24, closely shaven with dirty blond hair, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-9 inches tall, wearing blue jeans, white sneakers and a black wool pea coat, and carrying a gray and black backpack. Police request with information about this suspect call 581-4040 or provide information anonymously through CAMPUS EYES on the UMPD website.

Police advise campus community members to safely secure their belongings. Employees are advised to lock offices when unattended, even for a moment, and to secure valuables in a locked drawer or cabinet.

Police also advise students and staff to be extra-vigilant and to report and suspicious activity, including “casing”, to police by calling 581-4040 or 9-1-1.

By Margaret Nagle

 

Campus Alert November 16, 2013

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

University officials have reported that a sexual assault occurred on Saturday, November 16, 2013 in the late evening in the vicinity of the Steam Plant parking lot on College Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call the University of Maine Police Department at (207)581-4040. Information can be submitted anonymously through the Campus Eyes confidential reporting system at http://www.umaine.edu/police/campus-eyes.

UMaine PD reminds all members of the university community to take appropriate precautions for their personal safety particularly at night. Walk in well-lit areas, walk with a friend or call UMaine PD for an escort (581-4040).

 

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UMaine Police Department alert to the campus community

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The University of Maine Police Department is alerting the UMaine community about a report of public indecency that allegedly occurred on the University Bike Trail Sept. 30.

At approximately 9:30 p.m., a man on the trail near University Park reportedly exposed himself. The man is described as a white male in his early 20s, black hair, average height and weight, wearing a black Under Armour-style shirt and black running shorts.

UMaine PD asks members of the community to report any incidents of suspicious behavior or inappropriate sexual activity by calling 9-1-1 or 581-4040.