Sexual Battery/Fondling

Content warning: This warning addresses a report of fondling. Resources are available on and off campus to provide assistance. Visit for resources and support.

Incident description: The suspect was observed by Department of Public Safety (DPS) surveillance camera operators walking through a crowd of students who were leaving a social event. The suspect was seen on camera fondling at least two of the students. No individuals have contacted DPS to make a report.

Time & date of incident: 12:24 a.m. on Oct. 30, 2021

Location: 628 30th St.

If you were a victim or a witness of this event, please contact DPS at (213) 740-6000. 

Suspect description: Male, Latino or white, mid- to late-30s, short dark hair with gray around the edge, wearing a red T-shirt, blue jeans and black shoes. Please see photo below.

Suspect vehicle: White, GMC “box” truck, license plate numbers AJ-5031-A and California 83253M2 on the rear of the vehicle. Please see photos below.

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.

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