Crime Alert: Indecent exposure incident reported to University Police

This crime alert was emailed to students, faculty and staff on March 14 by Wake Forest Communications and External Relations:

The University Police Department is investigating an incident in which an unidentified man tonight, March 14, exposed himself to a woman running on the paved path that leads between campus and Reynolda Village.

The woman reported at about 7 p.m. tonight that she was running on the path toward campus when a man on the path exposed himself and touched himself sexually.  The woman told police that she continued running toward campus and called police a few minutes after the incident.

University Police officers immediately searched the area where the incident occurred, as well as several other nearby areas, but they did not locate the man. Police officers will continue patrolling the area closely.

The woman described the man as having a dark complexion, about six feet tall and in his late 30s.  She said he wore a black jacket over a gray sweatshirt, a cap and sunglasses.

Anyone with information that may assist University Police in the investigation is asked to contact the police department promptly by calling 336-758-5911, using the LiveSafe mobile app or going online and using the department’s Silent Witness form.