May 25, 2011 - Crime Notification
CRIME NOTIFICATION Issued: May 25, 2011 SPECIAL ATTENTION PROVINCE COMMUNITY
Issued: May 25, 2011
SPECIAL ATTENTION PROVINCE COMMUNITY
The University of Louisville Police Department received a report of an armed robbery of two University of Louisville students and one non University student at the Province Apartments.
The robbery occurred at the Province Apartment Complex in the 700 block of Rockery Way on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at approximately 10:08 PM. The victim(S) advised that two unknown black males gained access into the apartment through an unlocked front door. Once inside the two subjects grabbed two kitchen knives and demanded the cell phones of the victims. All three victims in the apartment were robbed of personal property.
The subjects fled west, one riding a bicycle and one on a skateboard.
The victims described suspect #1 as a B/M, 5'8", 150 lbs., 20-21 years of age, dark complexion, short hair, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt (stolen from victim) and black shorts.
The victims described suspect #2 as a B/M, 6'-6'3", 19-22 years of age, short hair, wearing a white T-shirt, black basketball shorts, and a panty hose pulled over his head partially covering his face.
Suspects matching the above description had attempted to gain entry into another apartment in the 700 block of Rockery Way without success prior to the above incident.
If you have any information on this case please contact 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.
• Keep your home and vehicle locked.
The following are suggestions of things to do and not do during an actual robbery, and what to do after an assault 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.
ULPD Reports 11-0443, 11-0444