Auburn University Campus Safety and Security tweeted Tuesday night that there were two unrelated reports of suspicious activity on campus.
The first incident involved a female student who reported being approached by a 30 to 40-year-old male with a heavy limp near Owen Hall, according to Campus Safety and Security. The man was wearing dark shoes, dark pants and a Hawaiian shirt, Campus Safety and Security tweeted.
The man motioned for her to come toward him; when she didn’t, he reached for her, according to Campus Safety and Security. The man followed a few feet behind her toward her vehicle and then walked away toward the Student Center, according to Campus Safety and Security.
Police responded but were not able to locate the male.
The second incident involved a report of several females being approached by 3 young males in Ralph Draughon Library.
Campus Safety and Security tweeted that the males asked the women to complete a survey, provide their Snapchat information and if they smoke marijuana. Police responded but were not able to locate the males, according to Campus Safety and Security.
"We are providing additional information about these incidents in response to questions from the campus community. Prior messages about rumors were not intended in any way to discount individuals' experiences," Campus Safety and Security tweeted.
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Campus Safety and Security said there is no evidence the persons involved in these specific incidents attempted to kidnap anyone.
"All suspicious behavior should be taken seriously and reported immediately so that it can be properly investigated and addressed," Campus Safety and Security tweeted.
The Auburn Police Division has increased patrols and Campus Safety and Security has increased the number of security officers on campus as a precaution, according to Campus Safety and Security.
"It takes all of us to keep our campus safe. Please continue to report suspicious activity to Auburn Police at 911 immediately. All reports are taken seriously and investigated," Campus Safety and Security tweeted.
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