U of I student accuses man of inappropriate touching

Offender U of I police are warning students about.

UPDATE:

U of I police have identified the person responsible for Thursday's incident, and do not believe that there is any remaining public safety threat to the campus community.

ORIGINAL:
University of Illinois police are alerting campus community members about an incident that happened on campus.

Police say a student reported a man inappropriately touched them around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday. The student says the man followed them up a staircase at the Natural History Building, 1301 W. Green Street, and squeezed the student's buttocks.

A witness and security cameras captured images of the offender. They can be seen here:

U of I Police did not include certain details in their campus alert so as to avoid releasing identifying information about the victim.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the University of Illinois Police Department at 217-333-1216. Witnesses may remain anonymous by calling Champaign County Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477 (373-TIPS), by visiting www.373tips.com or by providing information through the P3 Tips mobile app available on iOS and Android. All messages to Crime Stoppers are electronically stripped of identifying information and forwarded to police by an independent third party.

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