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May 28, 2013 - Crime Information

by r0stew03 last modified May 28, 2013 09:51 AM

Issued May 28, 2013


Issued: May 28, 2013
The University of Louisville Police Department is investigating a home invasion/robbery of a non-University of Louisville student that occurred on Sunday, May 27, 2013 at approximately 6:00 PM, in the 600 block of Ruggles Place.
The victim advised that as a knock at the front door was answered, three suspects forced their way inside. The suspects displayed a Taser and a handgun. Once inside the victim advised the suspects took various items including a small amount of marijuana. The suspects fled the scene possibly driving a silver car, make unknown.
The description of the suspects was limited. The suspects were described by the victim as black males, wearing T-shirts and sunglasses.
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 crime:
Keep the doors and windows of your residence locked.
Do not open your residence door until you feel safe. Use a peep hole or talk through the door.
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 crime, and what to do after a crime 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.



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