A student walking along Wilson Boulevard near McLean Street on Sunday reported being harassed by a man hiding in bushes, according to UR Security Investigator Dan Lafferty.

The victim said that the man emerged from the bushes and attempted to initiate a conversation with her.

Immediately after this, the man touched himself inappropriately, according to Lafferty. The victim then ran back to her dorm room where she called UR Security and the Rochester Police Department.

The victim reported that there had been a small red car parked where a residence used to be on Wilson Blvd.

In a separate incident, a student reported that while jogging along Wilson Blvd., she encountered a small red car.

The student was jogging on the campus side of the road when the car drove by and turned around, eventually stopping in her path.

The driver exited the car, at which time the student crossed the road and ran down the river path to her dorm, according to Lafferty.

The student contacted UR Security.

Both incidents happened between 1 and 1:30 p.m. and, despite searches of both areas, the suspect was not found.

UR Security is continuing its investigation.Person seen inserting magazine into clothesRush Rhees Library staff reported an individual seen stuffing one or more magazines into his clothing in the Periodical Reading Room, according to Lafferty.

The person was identified as being unaffiliated with the University.

The magazine in question was found to have been purchased by the individual off-campus before coming to the library to use the computers.

After producing identification, the person was released.Psi Upsilon laptop thefts avertedBrothers of YU called UR Security at 2:45 a.m. on Saturday to report an individual leaving their house with a stolen laptop computer, according to Lafferty.

The suspect tried to leave the area, however UR Security officers were able to stop and question him.

The suspect was identified as not being affiliated with the University.

After investigation, UR Security discovered that two computers had been stolen – one belonging to a YU brother and one belonging to the fraternity.

Both laptops were recovered by officers.

The suspect seemed to be a friend of a YU brother who had been visiting earlier in the evening.

YU brothers decided not to press charges for the theft. Review of video footage is continuing and suggests that individuals from another fraternity may have been involved.Information provided by UR Security.

Majarian can be reached at mmajarian@campustimes.org.



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