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September 1, 2011 - Safety Bulletin

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SAFETY BULLETIN OFF-Campus Incident Issued: September 1, 2011

SAFETY BULLETIN
OFF-Campus Incident

Issued: September 1, 2011

Special Attention Belknap Campus Community

The Louisville Metro Police Department has advised the University of Louisville Police Department of an armed robbery that occurred at the corner of Riley Avenue and Lee Street.  

On Thursday, September 1, 2011 at approximately 12:40 AM, 3 people reported being robbed by 3 armed suspects.

The victims described the following suspects as:

Suspect #1 is a W/M/200-220 lbs, 6”2’ to 6”4” inches in height. Suspect had short cut hair with a gotee.

Suspect #2 is a B/M/160-180 lbs, 5”8’ to 5”9’ inches in height. Suspect had short cut hair, gold teeth and was wearing a black T-shirt.

Suspect #3 is a B/M/140-160 lbs, 5”5’ to 5”7’ inches in height. Suspect had short cut hair and was wearing a white T-shirt. This suspect was armed with a handgun. 

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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