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Campus Safety Notices

Public Safety Advisory - Attempted Luring of Student

01/07/2015 5:00PM

The Department of Public Safety was notified today, that Tuesday evening, January 6th, at approximately 11:30 pm, a female student while walking to her residence at Chestnut Square, passed a male on Ludlow Street behind the Main Building who verbally engaged her asking if she was single and to go with him towards the food trucks. The suspect had his left hand in his pocket and it is unknown if he was armed. The student ran to her residence and contacted Chestnut Square security, which then contacted Philadelphia Police.

The suspect is described as a white male, age 28-33, about 5’10” tall, dark hair, dark beard although not a full beard, wearing tan colored pants and either black shoes or boots.

The Department of Public Safety requests that members of the Drexel community immediately report any suspicious persons fitting this description to Drexel Police by calling 215.895.2222 or Philadelphia Police by calling 911.

Members of the Drexel community are also reminded to utilize Drexel’s Walking Escort Services provided by Public Safety officers and the Drexel Guardian service.  For more information on these services, visit Security Services on the Public Safety website​.