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Incident description: A USC student was inside the School of Architecture in the first floor hallway when the suspect approached her. The victim reported that the suspect exposed himself and made a sexual proposition. The suspect then left the building in an unknown direction.
Suspect description: Male, Hispanic or Black, approximately 5 feet 9 inches, weighing 140 pounds, 20- to 25-years-old, dark complexion, dark hair with orange tips, wearing a gray T-shirt, black shorts and a black backpack.
Time & date of incident: 1:51 p.m. on Aug. 16, 2021
Location: 800 block of Exposition Boulevard.
Suspect vehicle: No vehicle was seen.
If you were in the vicinity during the time of this incident, 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.