UI police seek man who may have been photographing youths
URBANA — University of Illinois police are seeking information on a man who was possibly taking photos of high school students in a men's room at the Illini Union last month.
On Saturday, May 5, the Union was host to a "Mathletics" math competition for high school students from around the state. Several students reported seeing a suspicious man inside the west hall men's room on several occasions throughout the day.
Witnesses reported that the man appeared to be using a black flip-style cell phone to take photos of students.
He is described as white, about 50 to 60 years old, about 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall, about 150 pounds, with gray hair and a receding hairline, partially parted to the right.
He was wearing dark jeans, shiny black shoes and a faded light blue or green T-shirt.
If you have any information regarding the incident, please contact UI Police at 333-1216 or Crimestoppers at 217-373-8477. Tips can also be sent at http://www.373tips.com or by text by sending Tip397 plus the tip to CRIMES (274637).
The information you provide is confidential. You do not have to give your name or appear in court. Crimestoppers will pay a reward if the information you provide leads to an arrest for this crime. Cash rewards are also paid for information on other felony crimes or fugitives in the Champaign County area.