Lobo Advisory – 12.12.2022, 4:35 a.m.: At approximately 2:11 p.m., the University of New Mexico Police Department (UNMPD) received a report of an unknown subject approaching a female student from behind on a bicycle and slapping her on the buttocks between Ortega Hall and Humanities. The victim described the suspect as male-presenting wearing a black, puffy, zip-up style jacket with a hood over his head and light blue jeans riding a silver and black bicycle. The victim reported no other type of assault taking place before the suspect fled. The University takes these incidents of fondling seriously. In an effort to continue to keep the campus community safe, UNMPD is increasing patrols in targeted areas while working diligently to investigate the matter.
If you have any information about the individual in the photo or these incidents or observe any other type of suspicious behavior, please contact UNMPD at 505-277-2241. Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for anonymous tips that lead to an arrest. Call the tip line at 505-843-STOP (505-843-7867) to make an anonymous tip. Risk Reduction Tips:
- Stay on lit, well-traveled paths and avoid shortcuts that are isolated.
- Be aware of your surroundings at all times. Save your earbuds for home and the gym so they do not distract you while you're out and about.
- Program UNMPD's number into your phone: 505-277-2241.
In the case of an emergency, dial 911 from your phone or one of the many blue light emergency phones on campus. LoboGuardian is an app that turns your smartphone into a virtual blue light phone.
If you have any information regarding this incident or notice any suspicious behavior, contact the UNM Police Department at 505.277.2241. Always be aware of your surroundings. LoboGuardian is an app that turns your smartphone into a virtual blue light phone. For more information visit LoboGuardian.
For more information about campus safety, visit UNM Campus Safety.