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November 19,2013 - Safety Bulletin

by jlbrat02 last modified Nov 19, 2013 11:02 AM

Issued November 19,2013

Issued: November 19, 2013
Special Attention Belknap Campus
The University of Louisville Police Department has been advised by LMPD of a robbery of a U of L student that occurred on Monday, November 18, 2013, at approximately 10:12 PM. The victim advised that he was walking under the overpass at the Reynolds Condos when he was approached the suspect. The suspect produced a handgun and took the victim’s backpack and then fled the area.
The victim described the suspect as a black male with light skin, 20-25 years old. He was wearing a black hoodie with unknown writing and black pants.
The suspect was armed with a black semi-auto handgun with a long barrel.
If you have any information on this case please contact the University of Louisville 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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