Lewd Conduct

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Incident description: The victim was walking on the sidewalk towards her residence and noticed a man walking approximately 20 feet behind her.

As the victim walked to her front door, she turned around and saw the suspect was exposing himself. The victim entered her residence and closed the front door. The victim did not see which direction the suspect went when he left the location.

Time & date of incident: Approximately 6 p.m. on May 18, 2021

Location: Off-campus in the 1200 block of W. 35th Street.

Suspect description: Male, approximately 25- to 30-years-old, with a beard. No further description was provided.

Suspect vehicle: No vehicle seen.

If you were in the vicinity during the time of this incident, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) asks for your help in identifying the suspect. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact DPS at (213) 740-6000 or the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) at (213) 485-6571. If you are ever in immediate danger, call LAPD at 911 or DPS at (213) 740-4321.

Please note that race, ethnicity, gender and/or religious affiliation are NOT considered the basis for suspicion; only behaviors are considered suspicious.

If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault or battery, please consult the USC Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX for additional support, which includes USC Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Services.

DPS issued this crime alert for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.