Security Alert - Assault Suspect Wanted

CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a male who is wanted for assaulting a female.

On March 15, 2012, at approximately 9:00 p.m., a female was walking on University Avenue prior Vancouver Avenue when she was approached from behind by an unknown male. The male pushed her to the ground and assaulted her with a knife. The victim struggled with the male and was able to flee.

Suspect described as a Caucasian male, 40-45 years old, 5'8"-6'0", 180-200 lb. with brown hair.

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Announcement - Please secure your bicycles over Spring Break

UH Mānoa cyclists are encouraged to be extra vigilant about securing your bicycles, as bike thefts are on the rise on campus, throughout the state, and nationally. Always lock your bike and use multiple, good quality U-locks to lock the FRAME and both wheels to the bike rack.

Don't lock your bike in the same location for an extended period of time. If you're unable to find a place to store your bike out of public view while you're away for Spring Break, Cycle Manoa does have a limited number of vacancies in the bike locker behind POST Hall. Cost is $10/month. See http://www.cyclemanoa.org and contact cyclemanoa@gmail.com.

For more tips on how to keep your bike from being stolen, please refer to these tips.

Security Alert - Forcible fondling incident reported in student residence elevator

UPDATE 3/15/2012: Police release sketch of subject below:

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A student reported that, at 12:20 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 10, 2012, in the Hale Aloha Ilima residence hall, an unknown male forcibly fondled her in an elevator.

The student told Campus Security that, when she got into the elevator, an unknown man was already in the elevator cab. When the elevator door closed, he grabbed her but she fought him off. When the elevator door opened, she screamed and fled.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male in his 20s, 6'2"-6'4" with a medium build, 180-200 lbs., short dark hair, and dark-colored eyes. He wore an olive-green T-shirt and smelled strongly of liquor.

If you have information about this incident, please notify Campus Security at 956-6911.

Remember that any sexual act committed without consent is considered sexual assault and is a serious crime.

Sex assault counseling and support is offered on campus at The Women's Center, which provides support, resources and training at 956-8059. Also, the Counseling Center provides individual confidential counseling and assistance by calling 956-7927.

Walk A Mile in Her Shoes

Campus security officers participated in “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes,” an internationally recognized men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence on Wednesday, March 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Varney Circle side of the Hawai‘i Hall lawn. Photos below:

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