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August 27, 2018

North Campus Resident Says Man Recorded Her Through Her Apartment Window

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Cornell University Police and the Ithaca Police Department responded to alleged unlawful surveillance at Westbourne Apartments at 11:12 p.m. on Thursday.

According to a crime alert, the victim said an unknown man recorded her with a cell phone through the window of her apartment located on 124 Westbourne Ln.

The victim said the suspect is a “somewhat heavyset” white male who wore an orange T-shirt, according to the alert. The suspect was last observed going in the direction of Wyckoff Road.

“There are no updates at this time,” Ithaca Police Officer Jamie Williamson, a spokesman, told The Sun on Monday.

Westbourne Apartments, where the victim resides, is owned by Kimball Real Estate. According to Kimball’s website, primarily Cornell undergraduate and graduate students live in Westbourne.

Benjamin P. Busch, Kimball Real Estate property manager, said they were “deeply disappointed” to hear about the occurrence and are working to find ways to “increase security.”

The police investigation into the incident is ongoing, according to the alert.