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CSU Bakersfield warning students after woman fondled without consent while walking on campus

Posted at 1:45 PM, Feb 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-01 18:52:57-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE: February 1, 2019 3:50 p.m.) According to the CSUB Police Department, no arrests have been made at this time and police are still working to identify the suspect.

Police say that they are reviewing security camera footage and talking to witnesses to ID.


California State University Bakersfield is warning students after they say a woman was fondled without consent while walking on campus.

According to CSU Bakersfield, the incident happened around 6:45 p.m. on January 31. CSU Bakersfield says a woman was walking in Lot D on campus when she noticed someone following behind her. CSU Bakersfield says as the woman neared the north end of the lot, the man fondled her without consent. The woman flashed her phone light in the man's eyes and he ran north towards Stockdale Highway.

CSU Bakersfield says the man is described as a clean-shaven Hispanic male in his late teens or early twenties. CSU Bakersfield says he is about 5 ft. 5 inches tall with a thin build, dark complexion, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing dark denim jeans and a dark hoodie sweatshirt with the hood over his head. He was also last seen wearing a backpack and carrying a lunch bag.

Yesterday, Bakersfield College issued a warning to their students after they say a naked man asked a woman if she wanted a ride while on campus.

CSU Bakersfield is asking anyone with information to contact University Police at 661-654-2111.