The University of Alaska Fairbanks has become aware of a disturbingOne: Bizarre choice of aliases, eh? One a sort of neo-hippie and the other an actual hippie-era musician. Two: That physical description applies to 96% of all the men in that age group in Fairbanks. Three: A nine year old?
person who is apparently targeting young females. The most recent
incident occurred on the morning of Saturday January 5, 2008, when an
unknown male approached a 9 year old female at a symphony rehearsal in
the Great Hall of the Fine Arts Complex. The male asked the female to
play her violin for him in exchange for money. The female refused and
walked away, however this is apparently not the first time this
particular male has approached young females in a suspicious manner.
The male is described as white, he appears to be in his late 20's to
early 30's, approximately 5'10-6' tall, shaggy brown hair and beard, and
with a medium build. He is usually in black or dark colored clothing,
and when asked his name, has stated "Chris McCandless" or sometimes
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Actual flier posted on UAF library bulletin board
Not to reopen the whole Christopher McCandless debate, Ish, but I had to call attention to this one. UAF Police have posted a 'Community Alert' both on fliers around campus and online: