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September 13, 2013
 
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Safety Alert: Sexual Assault

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On September 8, 2013, at approximately 1:00 a.m. a female was the victim of a sexual assault that occurred in a vehicle in parking field #2 adjacent to the University Center.  The Garden City Police and Nassau County Special Victims Unit are currently investigating.  

Anyone who has information on the identity of these persons of interest or information on this crime can contact the Adelphi University Department of Public Safety at 516.877.3511 or the Nassau County Police Department Special Victims Unit, Detective Baran, at 516.573.4022.  All calls will remain confidential.

Police Suspects:
1- Male Black, 5’6”, 140 lbs, black hair, dark shirt and jeans
2- Male Black, 5’9”, 130 lbs, short brown hair, white or grey shirt and sneakers.
Vehicle: Beige Interior

If you become alarmed or suspicious by any unusual activity or have any information regarding this incident, call the Department of Public Safety for assistance at 516.877.3511 (off campus) or dial “5” from any campus phone.

For your Safety:

  • Be alert and aware of your surroundings. If you detect any suspicious activity and are concerned about your safety, immediately respond to a location where you can call for assistance. (ex. Emergency phones, Emergency Call boxes)
  • Use the buddy system, don’t walk alone especially at night.
  • While on a date, if you become involved in a sexual interaction that makes you uncomfortable, trust your instincts and get out of the situation.
  • Before accepting a blind date, be sure that you can trust the individual making the arrangements. Meet in a public place.
  • Be cautious when giving out personal information to new friends.
  • Acquaintance rape can result from poor communication. Say “no” when you mean “no,” and “yes” when you mean, “yes.” Set clear limits.
  • Incidents of acquaintance rape are frequently related to the use of alcohol and drugs. Use alcohol responsibly and use extreme caution in social situations where alcohol and drugs are used.
  • Be sure to carry enough money for transportation home.
  • Don’t resist a robbery attempt.
  • Don’t leave your door open or unlocked for any period of time.
  • Don’t enter a strangers vehicle.
  • Don’t leave your drink or food unattended.
  • Don’t allow any individual into your apartment or building if you do not know who they are.
  • Keep your doors locked at all times.  
  • Do not enter or remain with a stranger in an elevator if you feel unsafe.
 

For further information, please contact:

Public Safety and Transportation
Levermore Hall, Suite 113
p – 516.877.3500 or dial "5" from any on-campus phone

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