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July 27, 2009 - HSC Safety Bulletin

by r0stew03 last modified Jul 28, 2009 09:53 AM

Issued July 27, 2009

OFF-Campus Incident

Issued: July 27, 2009


The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Monday, July 27, 2009 at approximately 5:45 AM, at Jackson and Gray Streets.  

The victim, a University of Louisville employee, advised that he was walking on Jackson at Gray Street when he was approached by three suspects. The suspects approached the victim asking the victim if he wanted to buy drugs. When the victim declined, one of the suspects pulled out a handgun and demanded money. The suspects fled the scene on bicycle and foot south bound on Jackson Street.

The victim described the suspects as the following;

Suspect #1 is a B/M, 6’ 0”, thin build, clean shaven, and wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans. This subject was riding a silver bike and armed with a handgun. 

Suspect #2 is a B/M, 5’ 7”–5’ 8”, 155-165 lbs, clean shaven, close cut hair and wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. This subject was on foot.

Suspect #3 is a B/M, 5’ 4”, medium build, wearing shorts (unk. color), a shirt (unk. color), and a multi-colored cap. This subject was on foot. 
If you have any information on this case please contact the Louisville Metro Police Department at 574-7111 or 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 robbery 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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