This man is the former assistant Dean for Wesleyan University & was coming out to meet an underage girl. This confrontation was cut short due to Backer running once he was outside.
Update April 19, 2018
Today, in the Hartford Superior Court, Backer pled guilty to enticing a minor via an electronic device. The court record shows that while Backer was officially sentenced to three years in prison for the Class D felony, the sentence has been suspended, and Backer will serve three years probation.