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September 13, 2009 - Crime Information

by r0stew03 last modified Sep 14, 2009 08:12 AM

Issued: September 13, 2009

CRIME INFORMATION

Issued: September 13, 2009

SPECIAL ATTENTION BELKNAP COMMUNITY


The University of Louisville Police Department is investigating a report of a robbery of the Cardinal’s Nest Store in the University Tower Apartments (UTA). The robbery occurred at 11:20 AM on Sunday, September 13, 2009. The clerk (U of L Staff) advised that the suspect indicated he had a weapon and demanded money. The suspect took the money and fled on foot. No weapon was displayed.

The victim described the suspect as a black male, 30 years of age, 5’ 10” in height, with very bad teeth. He was wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt and blue jeans.

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.

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.

 

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