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September 14, 2009 - Crime Information

by r0stew03 last modified Sep 15, 2009 01:10 PM

Issued: September 14, 2009


Issued: September 14, 2009


The University of Louisville Police Department is investigating a robbery at 11:10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at Third and Brandeis streets near University Tower Apartments.

A student reported that he was walking near the site when he was assaulted by three individuals, who knocked him to the ground, took his wallet and fled the scene in a car.

Two of the suspects were described as African-American men in their 20s, muscular and lean. One was wearing a red baseball cap and red baggy t-shirt. The other was wearing a blue t-shirt and black bandana. The third suspect was described as an African-American male in his 20s, possibly wearing a gray shirt. They were seen driving an older-model, small silver four-door vehicle.

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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To report an emergency, dial 852-6111 or 911.

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