Breaking: Suspect identified following campus voyuerism incident

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A man arrested by Bexley Police on burglary charges is suspected in a reported voyeurism incident on campus.

According to a safety bulletin update, a female student alerted Public Safety on Tuesday, Jan. 29 that she observed someone using a mobile phone to take pictures or video of her in a shower in Schaaf Hall. A police search at the time did not yield a suspect.

The same student reported seeing the suspect in Schaaf Hall again on Wednesday, Jan. 30. According to the update, two individuals chased the suspect out of the hall and called 911. Bexley Police located the suspect near Berwick Boulevard and Livingston Avenue, less than a mile from campus.

The suspect, identified as Isaiah Lee, of Columbus, is not a student at the university, and was arrested by Bexley Police on burglary charges. According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s website, Lee has also been charged with felony probation violation.

Lee is being held at Franklin County jail, and, according to the update, has been banned from campus. The update also stated that the investigation onto the voyeurism case is ongoing.

This is the second sexual misconduct incident reported by the university this week.

A female student reported a sexual assault that occurred just after 2 a.m. last Saturday, Jan. 26. The student reported that she was assaulted by a man who was not a Capital student; the student reported that they met at a Columbus bar. A safety bulletin update on this incident went out to students, faculty and staff Tuesday, Jan. 26.

If you have information about this or any other crime, please call Public Safety at 614-236-6666.

Updates to follow.

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