A 36-year-old man was taken into custody on Thursday, May 24 after allegedly harassing multiple women in Fort Collins this spring.

Photo courtesy of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office

Andrew Varela was taken into custody and booked into the Larimer County Jail on charges of harassment and indecent exposure. Multiple female victims reported that Varela repeatedly drove past them slowly while they were on foot or sunbathing, sometimes even following them back to their apartments. The reported incidents occurred in the Campus West area, specifically City Park and in the area of West Plum Street and City Park Avenue. Varela is also accused of engaging in indecent activity in his vehicle while watching women. Victims reported that Varela drove a red Hyundai Veloster.

The FCPS Neighborhood Enforcement Team investigated these incidents and believe additional victims may exist. Anyone with additional information, who has not already spoke to police, is encouraged to contact Officer Shane Cundall at 970-416-2526 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868.