UC warns students about man seen trespassing on main campus

UC Campus on alert (VIDEO)

CLIFTON, OH (FOX19) - The University of Cincinnati is warning students about a man known for displaying criminal behavior around campus.

University officials issued an alert Friday to make students aware of Brian Johnson, who has a history of criminal trespassing, drug possession and public indecency.

Johnson was charged with groping a woman on campus and then following her and her friend as they headed home in September.

According to officials, he was last seen sleeping inside the common area of a resident hall.

Johnson is described as black, 6 feet tall and weighing about 160 pounds.

If you see him, you are asked to contact campus police immediately at 513-556-1111.

Important Safety Reminders:

  • If you see something, say something. "It's On Us," --all of us to make campus safe
  • If you observe suspicious activity, or are a victim of a crime, contact UCPD at 513-556-1111 or Cincinnati Police at 513-765-1212 immediately
  • Do not let individuals without a UC ID inside residence halls
  • Walk in groups at night or use NightRide – a free evening shuttle. Call 513-556-RIDE
  • Inform your friends. Make sure you let a friend or family member know where you are going and who you are with
  • Trust your instincts. If someone makes you feel uncomfortable, leave, change your walking pattern
  • Download the LiveSafe App (free through your app store) for additional safety tips and resources

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