Cyclist Gropes 2 Women Walking On San Jose State Campus

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Police at San Jose State University were warning students to be on alert after two women on campus were groped by a suspect on a bicycle on Saturday night.

The first incident occurred outside the Event and Recreation Center at about 6:55 p.m., according to the campus police department.

A suspect, who was described as a white man with a mustache between 20 and 30 years old, rode up on a bicycle and grabbed a woman, police said.

A second sexual battery was reported on Eighth Street near the Hoover Hall dormitory at about 9:20 p.m., police said.

A suspect with the same description grabbed the second victim and was last seen riding a bicycle toward the Campus Village Apartments, police said.

He was seen wearing a black hoodie and black pants.

The two women were not injured, police said.

Students were being warned to avoid walking alone at night, keep to well-lit areas and immediately report suspicious activity to university police.

Anyone who needs a campus escort can use a campus “blue light phone” or call police at (408) 924-2222. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact San Jose State University police at (408) 924-2222.

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