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Anonymous Reporting

Anyone who may have witnessed any of the following incidents or may have any information regarding these cases is asked to contact the University Police Department at 408-924-2222. Those wishing to remain anonymous can use our TipNow system by calling/texting 408-337-2919 or emailing

UPD reminds members of the campus community to avoid walking alone at night and to report all suspicious activity to the police. Community members can request an Evening Guide Escort by calling UPD at 408-924-2222 or by using a campus Bluelight phone.

For more safety tips, see Emergency Preparedness & Crime Prevention.


On Campus: Sexual Battery


Date: 12/07/2017, Case#: 17-1957, Author ID: 

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at approximately 8:30 AM, a non-affiliate female victim was sexually battered, and possibly robbed, in the basement area of the Science Building.  The victim described the suspect as a transient-type Hispanic Male in his 20's or 30's with a beard, wearing a hat with flaps, blue jacket, green jeans and also had a bicycle.

On Campus: Sexual Battery (UPDATE - Suspect arrested)

On October 9, 2017 about 8:00AM, an attempted sexual assault occurred on the 5th floor in Campus Village II.  The victim was not physically injured.

On October 10, 2017 about 12:52PM, UPD officers spotted the suspect several blocks east of the SJSU campus.  UPD officers arrested the suspect and took him into custody without further incident.  He will be booked into Santa Clara County Jail.  The suspect is not affiliated with SJSU.

Date: 10/09/2017, Case#: 17-1631, Author ID: Marshall 

On October 9, 2017 about 8:00AM, an attempted sexual assault occurred on the 5th floor in Campus Village II.  The victim was not physically injured.  The suspect is described as a male, 30-40 years old, short messy black hair, brown eyes, short beard, dark glasses, 5'4", heavy set wearing a dark blue or black long sleeve hoodie and blue jeans. The suspect also had a black backpack with white markings and a tennis racket handle protruding out the top.  The victim fled the scene and the suspect fled the building in an unknown direction.

Future updates including images of the suspect will be posted on UPD's website(, Facebook page( and Twitter(

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Sexual Battery