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October 29, 2012 - Crime Information

by jlbrat02 last modified Oct 29, 2012 10:06 AM

Issued October 29, 2012

CRIME INFORMATION
Issued: October 29, 2012
SPECIAL ATTENTION PROVINCE COMMUNITY
The University of Louisville Police Department was advised of a robbery in the courtyard area of the Province Apartments. Two University of Louisville students advised that as they were standing in the courtyard area of the apartments they were approached by the suspect. The suspect displayed a weapon and took a purse and a cell phone. He then fled the scene. The incident took place on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at approximately 10:22 PM.
The victims described the suspect as a B/M/20s, 6’0”, 170 lbs., wearing jeans and a dark colored sweat shirt with “Louisville” on the front.
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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