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October 1, 2012 - Crime Information

by r0stew03 last modified Oct 01, 2012 01:00 PM

Issued October 1, 2012

Issued: October 1, 2012
The University of Louisville Police Department is investigating a report of a robbery 2nd (no weapon used or displayed) in the 1500 block of Shelburne Circle in the Province Apartment complex. The incident took place on Monday, October 01, 2012 at approximately 6:30 AM. The victim, a University of Louisville student, advised that while walking on Shelburne, she was approached by the suspect. The suspect demanded and took money from the victim. The suspect fled to a tan Chevy Suburban and drove away from the scene.
The victim described the suspect as a black male, 20-30 years old, 5’ 9”-5’10” tall, thin, wearing a dark cloth jacket and dark jeans.
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 Department of Public Safety for escort services at 852-6111.


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