Broadcast Time: 16:30
Date: Wednesday, October 26 2022
Type: Community Safety Alert (CSA)
The University of Toronto Campus Safety Special Constable Service would like to make the U of T community aware of a recent act of voyeurism.
It has been reported that:
On Tuesday October 25, 2022 a community member was in a stall within a women's washroom on the basement level of the Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street.
The community member proceeded to look down and observed an unknown male on his back looking up at them from the adjoining stall.
The community member immediately exited the washroom followed by the suspect.
The suspect is described as: Male, Bearded, middle aged, wearing a winter jacket.
Campus Safety have increased patrols in the area. Toronto Police have also been notified about the incident.
If you have any information relating to this incident, please contact Campus Safety at 416-978-2323.
If you are aware of any suspicious activity while on campus, please contact Special Constables immediately at 416-978-2222.
Students, Staff and Faculty are reminded of the various safety programs offered on campus, including those listed below.
Supports Available on Campus
Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre
If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence or sexual harassment, the University’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre can help you understand, access and navigate supports such as counselling, medical services, academic or workplace accommodations, financial aid and legal aid. This includes helping you understand your reporting options.
Hours: Mon-Fri from 9AM to 5PM
Community Safety Office
The Community Safety Office offers short-term support and assistance to U of T community members who have experienced personal safety concerns. They can work with you to develop a personal safety plan to address your on-campus safety concerns and explore a variety of other support resources that may be appropriate in the community and on-campus.
Hours: Mon-Fri from 9AM to 5PM
TravelSafer: This is a 24/7 service available to the U of T community and is available to and from all U of T buildings or abutting TTC stations. This service can be arranged by calling 416-978-SAFE (7233) or by using the U of T Safety App to arrange an escort.
Virtual TravelSafer and Mobile Bluelight: These features are available through the U of T Safety App and can be used to trigger a distress beacon, in the event of an emergency, to send your location to a Campus Safety dispatcher and summon help.
U of T Campus Safety App is available for free download at Google Play and the Apple Store. Key features include Live chat with Campus Safety, connecting with U of T safety staff in real-time; TravelSafer, allowing Campus Safety to monitor a user's route while travelling in and around campus; and mobile Bluelight, which sends the user's on-campus location to Campus Safety in a case of crisis. Additional features - such as Friend Walk and Support Services - assist users anywhere in the world.