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Special Attention Belknap Campus Community

by jlbrat02 last modified Feb 17, 2014 04:30 PM

Special Attention Belknap Campus Community

Issued: February 17, 2014
Special Attention Belknap Campus Community
The University of Louisville Police Department was advised this date of a strong armed robbery in the Chevron Parking Lot that occurred on Sunday, February 16, 2014, at approximately 11:45 PM. The victim, a University of Louisville student, advised she was approached by the suspect as she was walking toward Bettie Johnson Hall. The suspect asked for directions and then grabbed her arm and took her wallet by physical force. No weapon was indicated or used.
The victim described the suspect as a black male, 22-23 years of age, 6’1” to 6’2” in height, and short hair. The suspect was wearing a black hoodie and black sweat 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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