The UCF Police Department confronted a man at the John C. Hitt Library Tuesday night after multiple women reported being approached and asked personal questions by him.

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The UCF Police Department confronted a man at the John C. Hitt Library Tuesday night after multiple women reported being approached and asked personal questions by him.

UCF PD public information officer Courtney Gilmartin said that the man, identified in a police report as 45-year-old Joshua Schuyler Hanson, was using crutches, approached the women and asked them questions pertaining to relationship status and dating availability.

Christine Bair, a freshman hospitality management major, said she was approached and questioned by Hanson.

"This older guy came up to me earlier and started talking to me about how many classes I was taking and if I had a boyfriend, then when I started to ignore him he just walked away," Bair said.

Sarah Hudlow, a freshman marketing major, said she was also approached by Hanson as she was walking from the campus Starbucks to the bus stop by the Student Union.

"As I passed by Classroom Building 1 I noticed him and he began to crutch his way over to me. He asked me where the library was. As I began to give him directions he interrupted me and asked if I had a boyfriend," Hudlow said. "I responded 'Yes, I do,' and began to walk away as I realized that he didn't care at all about the library and was more interested in me. He followed me for a minute or two more before returning back to CB1."

Hudlow said she sat at the bus stop for 15 minutes when she and others were approached by a UCF PD officer and asked about Hanson.

"I told him [the officer] everything that had just happened and he went to look for him," Hudlow said.

UCF police located Hanson's vehicle, a silver truck, in Garage H and found in it a box of gloves, tape, scissors and a cooler that was padlocked, according the the police report.

Gilmartin said Hanson was later found leaving the library. Police escorted him off campus and issued an indefinite trespass warning for all of UCF property, the report stated.

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