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AUGUST 29, 2014 - SAFETY BULLETIN

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Issued August 29, 2014

SAFETY BULLETIN
Issued: August 29, 2014
Special Attention Belknap
The University of Louisville Police Department has been advised that the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) is investigating an attempted armed robbery in the 1400 block of S. 4th Street of a student.
The victim advised that she was approached by a black male suspect who demanded money. The suspect put his hand in his pocket as if to indicate a weapon. The victim stated that she talked to the suspect and told him that he did not want to do this. The suspect then ran from area and left scene in an unknown 4 door type of vehicle.
The victim described the suspect as 18-24 years old, long shirt, saggy pants
The Louisville Metro Police Department will handle the on-going investigation.
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.
Use caution when arranging meeting/purchases from unknown people.
Do not attempt to purchase items stolen from you. Please contact and coordinate with the police.
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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