A U. of I. student reported that he had been the victim of an exploitation scam. An unknown offender contacted the student Aug. 19 through a social media app and demanded money or the offender would post a nude video of the student on the internet. The video had been taken without the student’s consent. The student did not pay, and the video has not been posted.
At 1:06 a.m. Tuesday, a U. of I. employee reported that someone damaged the glass surrounding the south entrance of the Education Building, 1310 S. Sixth St., Champaign. The damage appeared to be caused by a BB gun. The estimated cost to repair the damage is $1,000.
A U. of I. student reported that her bicycle had been stolen between Monday and Tuesday from Daniels Hall, 1010 W. Green St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $200, was locked to a rack.