Community Alert, May 2, 2016

Date & Time of Incident: 
April 21, 2016
12:58 am to 1:10 am
Report Type: 
Other
Reported Offense Summary: 

Harassment

Reported Offense: The Office of the Dean of Students received two similar reports from students of a college-age male, possibly driving a black car, yelling derogatory statements and trying to direct the student(s) to get into his car on Stadium Road near Scott Stadium.

The University is attempting to gather additional information regarding the suspect and vehicle description. 

Appearance of suspect is reported to be:
Race: Unknown
Sex: Male
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Age: 18-24

Prevention Tips
•If possible, don’t walk alone during late-night hours. Walk in groups whenever you can—there is safety in numbers.

•Use Safe Ride. Put their number (434-242-1122) into your speed dial. Know the service area and hours by visiting http://www.virginia.edu/uvapolice/saferide.html.

•If you feel threatened on the Grounds or in nearby areas, look for a blue light emergency phone or call 911.

•Stay in well-lit areas as much as possible. Avoid alleys, vacant lots, wooded areas, and other short-cuts or secluded areas. They are usually not well-lit or heavily traveled.

•Always be aware of your surroundings. If you are wearing headphones, don’t turn up the volume so high that you cannot hear outside noises.

Emergency/Crisis Resources (24/7):
Police: 911
Sexual Assault Resource Agency: (434) 977-7273
Shelter for Help in Emergency: (434) 293-8509
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Emergency Line: (434) 972-7004
Dean on Call (Call UVA Police and ask for the Dean on Call): (434) 924-7166
UVA Emergency Department/Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners: (434) 924-2231
Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline of Virginia: (800) 838-8238

Ongoing Support from Confidential Resources:
Department of Student Health
   CAPS: (434) 924-5150  
   General Medicine: (434) 972-3915 
   Gynecology: (434) 924-2773 
Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center Counseling Services: (434) 982-2252 

Ongoing Support (Non-Confidential) and Guidance, including academic and housing accommodations:
Office of the Dean of Students: (434) 924-7133
 

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