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July 27, 2009 - Crime Notification

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Issued: July 27, 2009

Crime Notification

Issued: July 27, 2009


The University of Louisville Police Department is investigating a reported robbery of subject as he was leaving the City Café, 300 blk of Abraham Flexnor Way, on the Health Science Campus. The robbery occurred between the A and D Buildings.

The victim advised that on Monday, July 27, 2009 at approximately 5:21 PM, he was approached by the suspect who struck him in his face with his fist. The victim was knocked to the ground and his wallet was taken. The suspect went through the victim’s wallet then he threw it on the ground and fled the scene.

The victim described the suspect as a B/M/ 50’s, 6’ 3”, 210 lbs, wearing khaki pants, a white shirt, and a black fanny pack.

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 an assault 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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