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July 12, 2009 - Crime Notification

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Issued July 12, 2009 Special Attention Belknap Community

CRIME NOTIFICATION

Issued: July 12, 2009

SPECIAL ATTENTION BELKNAP COMMUNITY

The University of Louisville Police Department is investigating a reported robbery of two visitors of the University of Louisville. The robbery occurred in Cardinal Park near the softball field on Floyd Street.

The victims advised that on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at approximately 2:32 AM, they were approached by three suspects as they were walking to the Student Activities Center. The victims advised that two of the  suspects had guns and robbed them of their personal items. The suspects fled north bound on Floyd Street.

The victims described the suspects involved as follows:

The first suspect was a B/M/20’s. He was on foot and wearing a white T-shirt and baggy shorts.

The second suspect was a B/M/20’s. He was riding a bicycle and wearing a white T-shirt and a red cap.

The third suspect was a B/M/20’s. He was on foot and wearing a black T-shirt.
  
Both suspect 1 and 2 were armed with handguns.
    
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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