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
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.