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July 24, 2014 - Safety Bulletin

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Issued July 24, 2014 Special Attention HSC Community

 

SAFETY BULLETIN
Issued: July 24, 2014
Special Attention HSC
The University of Louisville Police Department has been advised that the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) is investigating an armed robbery of a University of Louisville Student near the HSC. The robbery occurred July 23, 2014 at approximately 3:30 PM in the 500 blk. of Marshall Street.
The victim described the suspect as a black male, 20’s, 5’ 7” in height, and medium to slender in build. He was wearing a black short sleeved shirt, baggy dark jeans, and had a bandanna over his hair. He was armed with a hand gun.
The suspect left on foot from the area.
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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