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2 BYU students groped by unknown man, police say



Two female Brigham Young University students have reportedly been groped by an unknown man.

BYU Police stated that the first attack took place at approximately 1:10 p.m. on Sunday at Helaman Halls between the Cannon Center and Taylor Hall. The second attack occurred at approximately 2:40 p.m. on 800 North on the south sidewalk next to the Life Sciences Building on campus.

BYU Police say the suspect is described as:

  • White male between 25 and 40 years of age
  • Thinning or balding blond hair
  • Average build, between 5-feet, 9 inches and 6-feet tall
  • Wearing dark glasses, a black mask, a black puffy coat and light-colored pants.

The police are encouraging students to travel with a companion when possible and immediately report any incidents or suspicious activity by calling 801-422-2222.