Crime Alert: UCF's Valencia West Campus

Crime Alert: UCF’s Valencia West Campus

Please be aware that the Orlando Police Department is investigating a reported rape that occurred at 12:30 am Friday morning (Aug. 10), near an apartment complex on Kirkman Road across the street from UCF’s  Valencia West Campus. Another attempted rape was reported about a mile from the campus at 11:10 p.m. Thursday night.

Police have released a sketch of the suspect who is wanted in connection with the rape and may be a person of interest in the attempted rape.

We want to reassure you that security officers are at the Valencia campus around the clock to ensure the safety and security of the campus community. With classes out of session and fewer people on campus, it’s important to remain alert and aware of your surroundings, especially during the early morning or evening hours.

You can call Valencia Security at (407-582-1000), (407-582-1030 after hours) for an escort if you feel uncomfortable walking alone on campus.

Report any suspicious persons to Valencia Security at 407-582-1000, 407-582-1030 (after-hours number) or by using the yellow emergency call boxes located on light poles in the parking lots and along walkways. Or you can call UCF Police at 407-823-5555.

Anyone with information about the identity of the person or location of this suspect, please call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.