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At approximately 12:05am on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, the Department of Public Safety received a call that a female had been grabbed from behind at the waist at approximately 11:05pm on Monday night, 4/21/14.
The incident occurred while the victim was walking between Green Library and Cubberly School of Education in the area of Lasuen Mall. The victim was able to break free and fled the area.
The suspect was described as male, but the victim could provide no further description.
Police recommend that you remain aware of your surroundings at all times, walk in pairs at night, and report suspicious activity as soon as possible by calling 911 or activating the nearest blue Emergency Tower.
Further updates to this incident will be posted on this website when available.
The Department of Public Safety is located at 711 Serra St., Stanford, CA 94305. You can find us on the corner of Campus Drive and Serra Street, in the Police and Fire building. We are across the street from the Valero gas station on campus. The main office is open Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) from 8am-5pm; however, officers are on duty 24 hours/day, every day of the year.
Our phone number is (650)723-9633. In an emergency, please dial 911.
The Department of Public Safety exists to provide a safe, secure atmosphere that is conducive to freedom of expression and movement for people and their property at Stanford University within the constraints of federal, state and local laws and ordinances.
The members of the Stanford Department of Public Safety are committed to providing high quality, public safety services with a strong emphasis on customer service. To accomplish this goal, we pledge to honor the spirit and letter of the laws we are charged to uphold; we strive to enhance our professional skills and knowledge; and we dedicate our full attention to our duties in order to earn and maintain the public's trust. The hallmarks of our service will be a dedication to the principles of honesty, integrity, fairness, courage and courtesy. We are committed to upholding these values. Let us know how we can best serve you.
Chief Laura Wilson with Deputy Adam Cullen and Red.
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