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UIPD issues Crime Alert 16-03

University of Iowa Police received two separate and anonymous reports of possible sexual assault over the weekend. The first incident was reported to have occurred on February 6, 2016 at an east side residence hall. The second incident was reported to have occurred on February 7, 2016 at a west side residence hall. Both victims declined to report the incidents to the police at this time. There are no further details.

UIPD issues Crime Alert 16-04

On February 15, 2016, at 10:24 p.m. UI Police responded to Burge Hall regarding a complaint of a person videotaping a female student while showering in the women’s shower room. The incident occurred around 9 p.m. The female student confronted the male and left the room. The suspect did not make physical contact with the female student. As the police officer was taking the report in Burge, he received information of suspicious activity in a female restroom in the building. Upon investigation, the officer found a male hiding in a stall. When the officer went to arrest the suspect, a fight ensued and the suspect fled the building. Multiple officers canvassed the neighborhood and determined there was no immediate or imminent threat to campus. This is an active criminal investigation. If you have any information regarding this investigation, please contact the Department of Public Safety at (319) 335-5022. Student safety is our top priority and it depends on all of us. In response to this safety and security issue the Housing and Dining is changing all of the mechanical locks on the shower doors in Burge Hall. Residents are encouraged to report suspicious activity immediately to Resident Assistants or UI Police and are reminded to be wary of strangers in the buildings.

UIPD Issue Crime Alert

The University of Iowa has been notified recently by employees who have been the target of state and federal tax fraud.   We take this issue extremely seriously and are working with these employees to contact the proper authorities and provide assistance.

There is no evidence this fraud is the result of a UI data breach.