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Crime Alert - Burglary with attempted sex crime - Bryant Ave. - 3:05 a.m. Sept. 27, 2015

On Sunday, Sept. 27th at approximately 4 p.m., a Cornell University student reported to the Cornell University Police that an unknown male entered his apartment and attempted to remove the undergarments of a sleeping female. Once the male and female woke, the unknown male suspect fled from the residence. This occurred at approximately 3:05 a.m. on Sept. 27, at the student's apartment in the 300 block of Bryant Ave. in Collegetown. The only description obtained was a silhouette that is believed to be of a male figure, approximately 6 food tall, 155 pounds. The City of Ithaca Police Department is conducting the criminal investigation of this case as a Burglary and an attempted sex offense of Forcible Touching. Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information is asked to call the City of Ithaca Police Department at 607-272-3245.

CRIME ALERT - Stalking – Campus Rd. by West Ave. – Sept. 23, 2015

This evening, a Cornell student reported to the Cornell University Police that she was approached by an unknown male while walking home at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. The student reported she was walking on Campus Road, near the intersection of West Avenue, when a small silver colored Lexus SUV drove up next to her, traveling in the same direction. The male driver – reported by the victim as a male in his 40s, possibly white, with short dark hair and wearing a blue t-shirt – asked the student if she wanted a ride home. When the student declined, the male became irate, demanding she get in the car. The student kept walking, telling the male to leave her alone. He berated the victim with sexual comments and continued to demand she get in the car. He continued to follow her in the car, attempting to cut her off while she was walking. She reversed direction and he backed the car up to follow her. When the student pulled out her phone and stated she was calling police, the male drove off. The Cornell University Police Department is investigating this case as a stalking incident, and asks the public's assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information is asked to call the Cornell University Police at 607-255-1111. All members of the Cornell community are reminded to exercise good safety techniques by traveling in groups when possible, staying in well-lit areas, and having phones ready to request help. Blue Light phones are available for assistance in numerous campus locations and can be used to report crimes and request Blue Light Escorts at any hour.

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