Kent State University thanks police for prowler arrest

43-year-old North Royalton man will be arraigned Tuesday for allegedly looking into KSU sorority

KENT, Ohio (WOIO) - The Kent Police Department arrested the prowler who roamed around sorority homes last week.

Police arrested 43-year-old Steven Franzreb on Friday, Oct. 11.

Kent Police believe he is the man caught on doorbell security cameras in a red speedo with words written across his chest outside sorority houses at Kent State.

Half-nude suspect trespassed at 2nd Kent State University sorority house, police say

The university released a statement regarding the arrest on Sunday, Oct, 13.

On the evening of Oct. 11, the city of Kent Police Department made an arrest in the incidents involving a prowler outside sorority homes affiliated with Kent State University. As our students return to campus from fall break, we hope this will give them peace of mind. The safety of our students and community members is our top priority. We would like to thank our partners at the city of Kent, including the city of Kent Police Department, and the agencies who provided assistance with this matter, including the U.S. Marshals Service and our own Kent State Police Department.

Police say the suspect is due in Portage County Muni Court on Tuesday at 8:15 a.m.

Copyright 2019 WOIO. All rights reserved.