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October 15, 2012 - Crime Information

by jlbrat02 last modified Oct 15, 2012 01:25 PM

Issued October 15, 2012

CRIME INFORMATION
(Suspect Arrested)
Issued: October 15, 2012
SPECIAL ATTENTION BELKNAP COMMUNITY
The University of Louisville Police Department was advised of an attempted robbery (no weapon used or displayed) at the corner of Third Street and Brandeis Ave. The victim, a U of L student, advised that as he was walking the suspect approached him and demanded his jacket. The suspect made verbal and physical threats toward the victim. The victim pushed the suspect away and fled the scene. The incident took place on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at approximately 10:20 PM.
After obtaining a description of the suspect ULPD located the subject in the 2500 block of Fourth Street. The suspect was arrested and transported to Metro Corrections.
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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