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CRIME ALERT BULLETIN
The purpose of crime alert bulletins is to inform campus citizens of incidents or activities occurring in the community that may pose a threat to their safety and security.
(OFF CAMPUS/5 TH AVE S & 1 ST ST S)
On 12/27/03, the St. Petersburg Police Department reported that a simple assault on a female jogger occurred at approximately 8:00am at the intersection of 5 th Avenue South and 1 st Street South.
The victim was jogging along 1 st Avenue South. As she jogged by some bushes at the southeast corner of the intersection, a male subject jumped out of the bushes, began yelling at her, and chased her for a short distance with some type of aerosol can in his hand.
The subject was reported to be a white male in his early 30's, 6 feet 1 inches tall, approximately 220 pounds, unkempt brown wavy collar length hair, wearing a white t-shirt and khaki pants. He also had a pair of black headphones. The subject may be a homeless individual who frequents the area.
"Members of the campus community need to continually take precautions for their safety and protection."
Persons having information about ANY criminal incidents or who see ANY suspicious activity on campus, are encouraged to IMMEDIATELY contact the University Police at 553-4140.
This alert is made public in compliance with the Jeanne Clery (Campus Security) Act.