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Special Attention HSC

by jlbrat02 last modified Feb 05, 2014 03:54 PM

Issued February 5, 2014 Special Attention HSC Community


Issued: February 5, 2014
The University of Louisville Police Department was advised Wednesday, February 5, 2014, of a strong armed robbery in the 500 block of Hancock Street that occurred at approximately 12:30 PM. The victim, a non-university affiliated person, advised he was approached by the suspect as he was walking on the sidewalk. The suspect then took his wallet by physical force. No weapon was indicated or used. The suspect took the wallet and fled the scene in a black Honda CRV Hatchback.
The victim described the suspect as black male, 6’ feet tall, medium build and wearing an unknown color hoodie and pants.
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 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.
Call the University Police for escort services at 852-6111.


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

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