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September 28, 2011 - Safety Bulletin

by r0stew03 last modified Sep 28, 2011 11:02 AM

Issued: September 28, 2011

OFF-Campus Incident

Issued: September 28, 2011

Special Attention HSC Community

The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery of a University of Louisville student that occurred near the intersection of Broadway and Clay Streets.

The victim advised that on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at approximately 6:00 PM, he was assaulted by 2 people in an attempt to steal his wallet.

The victim described the following suspects as:

Suspect #1 is a B/M, 5'8", early 20'S, 160 to 170 lbs, medium complexion, wearing a black ball cap, red hoodie and black baggy pants.

Suspect #2 is a B/M, 6', Early 20's, 160 lbs, Dark Skin, wearing a black hoodie and black baggy pants.

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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