Department of Public Safety

690 South Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383
610-436-3311


TIMELY WARNING

Sexual Assault ? on campus The Department of Public Safety received a report of an indecent assault occurring at approximately 4:30 pm , today 4/23/2014, in the Frances Harvey Greene Library. The female victim reports that shortly after her arrival at the library, she observed a white male approximately 50-60 years of age with a receding hair line looking at her periodically from the book shelves while she was seated at a workstation. The male is unknown to the victim. The victim described the subject as ?lurking around her?. Several minutes later the victim began to feel something touch her leg. The victim looked down and observed a hand on her left knee and observed it to be the male that she had observed earlier. The male was seated with his back against the wall and had his right hand on the victim?s leg approximately 3-4 inches above her left knee. The victim yelled and the subject stated ?sorry, I was looking for an outlet?. The suspect was observed on security cameras exiting the library, direction unknown, a short time later. Anyone with information relating to this crime is encouraged to contact the West Chester University Department of Public Safety at 610-436-3311. If you or someone you know has been affected by a criminal act, the following resources are available to you: (*denotes confidential resource) Counseling Center*: 610-436-2301 Health Center: 610-436-2509 Social Equity/Title IX Coordinator: 610-436-2513 Women?s Center: 610-436-2122 Judicial Affairs: 610-436-3511 Crime Victims Center*: 610-692-7273 National Sexual Assault Hotline*: 1-800-656-HOPE