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UPDATE: Man arrested in UNLV fondling case

Posted: 7:07 AM, Apr 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-20 00:20:54Z
Female student fondled in UNLV parking lot
Female student fondled in UNLV parking lot
Female student fondled in UNLV parking lot

UPDATE APRIL 19: UNLV police arrested Deangelo Clark in the fondling case. He is being charged with simple battery, open and gross lewdness and trespassing and will be booked into Clark County Detention Center. 

UPDATE APRIL 18: UNLV police have released information about a person of interest in a fondling incident on campus. 

Police said the man is Deangelo D. Clark, 29, 5 feet, 9 inches, weighing approximately 170 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair, and gold-capped front teeth. 

ORIGINAL STORY

University Police sent out a message reporting a female student walking in parking Lot L was approached from behind by a man who grabbed and fondled her at approximately 10:10 a.m. on April 17.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 6 inches, with gold capped teeth.

UNLV Police are increasing patrols and its presence on campus as detectives continue their investigation.

Anyone with information should contact UNLV Police at (702) 895-3668.

UNLV police also sent out these campus safety reminders:

  • University Police reminds students, faculty, and staff to remain vigilant at all times.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and travel in pairs or groups whenever possible.
  • Pre-program (702) 895-3669 into your cell phone to expedite your call to University Police.  Calls to 9-1-1 from a non-campus phone go to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, which is forwarded to the UNLV Police Services Emergency Communications & Dispatch Center.
  • Download UNLV's RebelSAFE mobile safety app, which allows you to directly call the UNLV Police Department Emergency Communications Center on your smartphone.  Download the app through iTunes, the Google Play Store, or the department's RebelSAFE page.
  • Request a campus security escort 24 hours a day by calling UNLV Police Services at (702) 895-3668