Police Beat: Nov. 7-13




Nov. 12 – Provo police arrested a man who is suspected of barricading a woman in a public restroom in the area of the Rock Canyon Trail and demanding she undress. The woman called a friend, who confronted the suspect. The suspect then fled the scene.

According to BYU police, the suspect is described as a Caucasian, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 185 pounds, in his late 20s to 30s with a pockmarked face and teeth which appear to be filed flat. He was wearing a beanie pulled down to his eye line and carried a 10-12 inch knife with engravings.

The suspect had been known to frequent the BYU campus.


Nov. 7 – An individual reported a bicycle tool pouch taken from a bicycle at the Snell Building.

Nov. 9 – An individual reported an unsecured backpack and contents missing from the Richards Building.

Nov. 9 – An individual reported an unsecured skateboard taken from a hallway in the Benson Building.

Nov. 11 – An individual reported a secure bicycle taken from the bike rack at the Museum of Paleontology.

Nov. 11 – An individual reported an unsecured bicycle taken from the Wymount area.


Nov. 11 – An officer responded to a report of individuals in a closed area. The individuals were gone when the officer arrived, and no damage was found.


Nov. 7 – A female student reported unwanted continual contact by a male student.


Uncontrolled substances

Nov. 7 – Officers stopped a truck for a traffic violation. A K-9 dog sniffed out an uncontrolled substance of undetermined type and weight.

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