Alert Carolina Crime Alert: Two Incidents of Inappropriate Touching Reported


UNC received Clery reports on Thursday (March 5) from two UNC female students who were touched inappropriately by a fellow male student on Tuesday (March 3) in the Hanes Art Center. The suspect was the same in both cases and is known to the reporting parties.

UNC encourages the Carolina community of the following safety tips, i.e.:

  • You have the right to set limits on personal behavior;
  • Respect personal spaces and boundaries;
  • Visit for more information on how to report inappropriate behavior to the University or UNC Police;
  • For further information and safety tips, visit

Continue to monitor Alert Carolina website ( for any updates.

About Crime Alert Messages: The University sends Crime Alerts if there is a continuing danger and notification will not compromise a law enforcement investigation. Informational Messages are one of three tiers of communication under the University’s emergency communications plan and are sent to inform the campus community about a situation that is not an emergency but is expected to be of significant interest to the campus. An Emergency Warning refers to a siren activation for a significant emergency.