Guild Statement: Incident in Selly Oak

Guild of Students New Icon - Incident in Selly Oak

There have been two reports this week of a man approaching women late at night as they walk home in Selly Oak before trying to touch and kiss them. The man is described as Asian, 30 to 35 years old and 5‘ 6“ to 5’ 7” tall.

The University of Birmingham and the Guild of Students are working very closely with West Midlands Police to keep both students and public safe. Police and the University security staff are joining forces to ensure there is an increased and visible presence in the area.

Please consider your personal safety and, if possible, do not walk alone. For information on how to stay safe please visit the University’s Crime & Safety web page. If you have any information about the offences in Selly Oak please contact DC Jones by phoning 101.

For the most up-to-date information, please visit West Midlands Police twitter @WMPolice.

 

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