Timely Warning: Student Reports Lewd Behavior in Library


 Timely Warning


UPDATE: November 18, 2014 (please see the bottom of this post)

November 14, 2014

On Thursday evening, a female student reported to Campus Safety that a male student apparently engage in lewd behavior in front of her while the two were in the College Library. The suspect, for which no description is available, quickly left the building when confronted.

The female student reported to Campus Safety that the incident took place near the restrooms. She also stated that he had been staring at her and acting strangely during the several hours she was using the library. The behavior was disturbing enough to her that the surreptitiously made a video recording of him.

The incident is being investigated.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to leave any situation that makes them uncomfortable and then immediately report the behavior to Campus Safety and/or Cypress Police. Additionally, students are reminded that Campus Safety can be reached 24-7 at (714) 484-7387, and that it is important to program that number into their mobile phones for quick access.­ Students are also encouraged to sign up for text messaging notifications in the myGateway portal by logging in at mg.nocccd.edu.

UPDATE: The situation described in this report has been resolved in a positive manner. While it is reasonably believed that no continuing threat exists, we encourage members of the campus community to remain aware of their surroundings at all times and to immediately report inappropriate behavior.