Penn State Police Warn Students About Suspicious Activity
Penn State students are being warned to watch out for a suspicious man who was spotted peering into a dorm window.
The incident happened in the Pollock Halls dorm complex on October 14, at approximately 2:20 p.m. A university employee reported seeing the man, describing him as approximately 50 years old with a greying beard. The employee told university police it looked as if the man was trying to open the window.
When the man noticed he was being watched he got on a bicycle and rode away.
Penn State University Police remind students to take the following precautions:
- Contact Police immediately if you see suspicious activity
- Lock your dorm room doors and windows
- Do not allow piggybacking (someone to enter the dorm after you have swiped your card)
- Program the number for University Police into your cell phone (814) 863-1111
Anyone with information about the suspicious man should contact Penn State University Police at (814) 863-1111. You can also email Centre County Crime Stoppers at firstname.lastname@example.org. A tip that leads to an arrest makes you eligible for a reward up to $1,000.