Crime Alert - Indecent Exposure at Parking Lot C
The California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) police department has issued the following crime alert, 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:
The University Police Department is investigating an alleged indecent exposure of a male to a female student while she was walking in Parking Lot C. The incident was reported on August 2, 2018 at 4:55 p.m. While seated in the driver's seat, the male suspect was seen masturbating as the female student walked past his vehicle.
The victim described the suspect as a clean-shaven male in his 20's with a Middle Eastern accent. The vehicle is described as a light gold or beige BMW with a California license plate.It is unknown if the suspect is a Cal State San Marcos student.
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 TIP: 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.
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/.