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November 2, 2013 (San Diego) – San Diego State University campus police have issued an alert regarding a suspicious incident yesterday at 1 p.m.  A man approached a female near tbe Aztec Center/Cuicacalli pedestrian bridge and asked to use her cell phone.  She twice refused and he ran away on foot.  Although a crime did not occur, this situation is consistent with the recent iPhone thefts reported to SDSU Police.

As a reminder, be cautious if someone asks to use your cell phone.  If they insist it is an emergency, dial 911 for them.  Do not allow a stranger to use your cell phone and immediately report suspicious activity to police.

The suspect is described as white, about 35 years old, 6 feet tall, medium build, wearing a short sleeve white shirt with thin black horizontal stripes and khaki pants.  He was last seen on foot toward the SDSU transit center.

Anyone with information or questions should contact:

  • The SDSU Police Department at 619-594-1991
  • You can remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 619-235-8477
  • You can provide information by sending an e-mail to

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