Public Safety Alerts

Physical Assault Reported in Lyon Hall

 March 9, 2013

 The Office of Public Safety is investigating a reported assault that occurred in Lyon Hall at 1:35am on 3/9/13. A female victim reported being punched in the face one time and having an arm grabbed by an unknown subject after exiting a bathroom. The victim suffered a minor injury as a result of the incident.  The subject is believed to be a male that is approximately 6' tall, who was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt.  No further description of the subject is available at this time.


The campus community is reminded to immediately report unusual or suspicious persons, vehicles, or activity.  Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to immediately contact the Office of Public Safety at 607-274-3333 or to leave an anonymous voice mail message at 607-274-1060.


In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act [20 USC 1092 (f)], otherwise known as the “Clery Act,” the College is required to provide the campus community timely warning of certain crimes and other conditions that pose a serious or ongoing threat to life and safety. The College meets this notification requirement through the issuance of a “Public Safety Alert” intended to aid in the prevention of similar crimes and provide cautionary measures for the campus community. Clery crimes are as follows: aggravated assault, arson, burglary, murder and non-negligent homicide, robbery, sexual offenses (forcible and non-forcible), motor vehicle theft, and hate crimes (in accordance with Clery reporting categories for prejudice). For additional information concerning timely warnings, crime disclosure and crime reporting, visit /sacl/safety/docs/AnnualSecRep/ to view the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. You may request a hard copy of this publication by calling 607-274-3353 or in person at the Office of Public Safety.