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Updated: 2/20 6:31 pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- UNF police are watching close over campus after they say a young man walked up to a female student in the parking lot of Hicks Hall Wednesday afternoon, told her she was pretty, and then boldly asked her to have sex with him. She immediately refused and tried to ignore him.

"He kept asking her if she wanted to have sex, then he approached her from behind, put his hand on the back of her head and kissed her," says UNF Police Lt. Patty Knight.

And then without saying a word, Knight says the man, "just walked away."

It's a story that concerns Jessica Olson, another student who we met in that same parking lot just hours later.

"It's going to heighten your awareness of your surroundings so you can pick up on cues a little easier if something like that were to happen to you."

Now, Knight needs help from other students to identify the man and find out if this has ever happened before.

"We just want to resolve the case and we don't want this to happen to anyone else."

The man will face battery charges if caught.


If you are approached by someone, Knight says you should yell for help and run to a populated location.

If you've had a similar encounter or know the man fitting the description below, call UNF police at 620-2800. You can remain anonymous.

White male
5'7" - or 5'8"
165-185 lb
18-22 years old
Crew neck shirt
Dark shorts
Dark shoes
Black Fedora hat
Black sunglasses

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king kaos - 2/20/2014 10:19 AM
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OMG, a white male, why does color matter? Fox is RACIST RACIST RACIST and more RACIST!!! I cant believe they would put "white male" I mean are you saying all people that kiss people are white males? This is DISGUSTING and I wont stand for it!!! I am calling my local chapter of the WHITE POWER GUYS and am going to have a protest at the college and at Fox news becasue of this obvious case of raical profiling... Not ALL whites go around kissing girls and asking for sex you know. Well actually if she would have been raped and beat up we know it wasnt a white dude then, in fact most likely mexican! Anyway see how freaking stupid this is? Its as stupid as the new darkness kitty kittys and notSoSharpTonOCrap and J Jerkson, the wheeler stealer and the rest doing the exact same thing ALL THE TIME. The difference is most whites and latinos see this behavior and know its foolish. Of course you have to give a description that probabaly includes the color of someones skin when asking for help to find someone, DUHHHHH. For whatever reason, the black victim society is the predominent in thier culture, the fools that rave bait get tons of backing because they sell the "poor you, victim of racism" to people that want to buy it so its easy. Also this is why RESPONSIBLE ADULTS that go to college and have legally attained a weapon should be able to carry. Classes all hours of the day and colleges end up in shady parts of town many times, they NEED to carry. Tazer and minimum!
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