UTEP Police search for man accused of exposing self on campus

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - UTEP Police need your help finding a man accused of exposing himself on campus Thursday morning.

According to UTEP officials, the man allegedly exposed himself to two different female students on 1600 Lawton and 1600 Prospect. 

Police say he also requested sexual favors in exchange for money.

The man is described as White or Hispanic, in his early 40s, with a medium complexion, medium build, short cropped brown hair, clean shaven, and wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information is urged to call University Police immediately at 747-5611.

The UTEP Police Department recommends following these tips to stay safe on campus:

  • Use well-lit walkways and buildings
  • Use the “buddy system” and walk with someone you trust
  • Walk near the curb and away from shrubbery where someone could be hiding
  • Walk against traffic so that cars cannot surprise you from behind
  • Keep an arm’s length away from strangers
  • Don’t make it obvious that you’re in unfamiliar territory
  • Giving the appearance of not paying attention and not being alert is what suspects look for in a victim
  • Be alert of your surroundings - Know your campus and surrounding area
  • Walk briskly and with confidence
  • Emergency Dial 9-1-1 (Police, Fire & Ambulance)

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