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September 21, 2012 - Safety Bulletin

by r0stew03 last modified Sep 21, 2012 10:21 AM

Issued September 21, 2012



OFF-Campus Incident
Issued: September 21, 2012
Special Attention Belknap Campus Community
The University of Louisville Police Department has been advised of a robbery II (no weapon used or displayed) of a U of L student inside the McDonalds at Floyd and Warnock. The incident took place on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at approximately 10:30 PM. The victim advised that she was sitting at a table when an unknown person physically bumped into her, snatched her phone off of the table, and fled the scene.
The victim and witnesses described the suspect as a black male, approximately 20 years old, 5’11”, thin build, wearing blue jeans, a hat, a green and yellow jacket, or possibly a black jacket. The victim/witnesses were unable to give a direction of travel.
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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