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East County News Service

June 27, 2016 (San Diego) - On Sunday at around 2:15 p.m., a male suspect made unwanted physical contact with a female San Diego State student at a location near campus. The suspect was located shortly after and arrested. Several other female SDSU students reported the same male had attempted to engage them in similar contacts.

Since his arrest, the suspect has been released from custody and has been seen in the SDSU area.  He was wearing a dark baseball hat, long sleeve orange shirt, and gray Dickies pants.

The suspect was identified as non-SDSU student Robbie Shumate.  Shumate is described as a 28-year-old white male, approximately 6’2” tall, 185 lbs., with dark hair, blue eyes and scruffy facial hair.

Anyone with information or questions should contact Detective Hogan at 619-594-1783 and reference case number 16-811. You can remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 619-235-8477. You can provide information by sending an e-mail to or calling 619-594-1991. 

The SDSU Police Department offers the following basic safety precautions to all members of our community: Be aware of your surroundings, avoid dimly lit locations and immediately report suspicious activity to the police department by dialing 911.

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