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by jlbrat02 last modified Jan 27, 2014 10:58 AM

Issued: January 27, 2014

CRIME INFORMATION
Issued: January 27, 2014
SPECIAL ATTENTION PROVINCE COMMUNITY
The University of Louisville Police Department is investigating a home invasion/robbery of three University of Louisville students that occurred on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at approximately 4:52 PM, in the 800 block of Florham Place.
The victim advised that as a knock at the front door was answered (no one was observed through the peep hole), two suspects forced their way inside. The suspects displayed a handgun. Once inside the suspects demanded and took cash and marijuana. The suspects fled the scene driving two different vehicles. One vehicle was a tan colored car, make unknown and the other vehicle was a black Ford SUV.
The description of the suspects was limited. The suspects were described by the victims as;
Suspect #1 was a bi-racial male 6’ 1”, 165 pounds and wearing a white mask with a black hoodie, and black sweat pants with white strips. This suspect was armed with a black handgun.
Suspect #2 was a dark skinned black male 6’, and wearing a navy blue hoodie.
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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