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August 20, 2010 - Crime Notification

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Issued August 20, 2010 Special Attention Belknap Community

CRIME NOTIFICATION

Issued: August 20, 2010

SPECIAL ATTENTION BELKNAPCOMMUNITY

The University of Louisville Police Department received a report of an armed robbery of 3 University of Louisville students. The victims reported that they were approached by the suspects as they were walking in the area of Stansbury Park.

The victims advised that on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at approximately 10:45 PM, they were approached by the suspects near the playground equipment. The suspects approached the victims and pulled a handgun robbing them of personal property. The suspects fled south on foot from the area.

The victim described the first suspect involved as a black male, 18-19 years of age, corn rolled hair, gold front teeth, wearing a white tank top, light denim shorts and white tennis shoes. This subject also had a tattoo of flames on his abdomen.

Suspect #2 is described by the victims as a black male, 18-19 years of age, 5’ 7” inches tall, bald, no shirt, and wearing light denim shorts. This subject was armed with a dark colored semi-auto handgun.

The University of Louisville Police Department is actively pursuing several leads on the case including a person of interest who may information concerning the incident.

If you have any information on this case please contact the University Police at 852-6111.

The following are suggestions, which may help prevent you from becoming the victim of a robbery:

• Walk with a group of people, and if walking to a parking lot, do not the leave the area until everyone is safely in their vehicle.
• Remain alert and watchful for suspicious activity.
• Be alert for anything suspicious, especially two or more people just hanging around.
• If you sense something wrong, leave the area immediately.

The following are suggestions of things to do and not do during an actual robbery, and what to do after an assault occurs:
• Observe what the suspect looks like and develop a mental picture so that an accurate description can be given to the police.
• Don't chase or follow the suspect.  
• Protect the crime scene.  Leave everything as it is.  Don't try to clean up or touch any possible evidence.
• Write down a description of the suspect including sex, race, height, weight, build, eye and hair color, scars or tattoos, jewelry, approximate age, and clothing.  If possible, note in which direction the suspect fled.  Remember do not chase the suspect.
Report any suspicious activity to the University Police at 852-6111.
Call the Department of Public Safety for escort services at 852-6111.

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To report an emergency, dial 852-6111 or 911.

 
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