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April 18, 2013 - Belknap Crime Alert

by jlbrat02 last modified Apr 19, 2013 09:24 AM

Issued April 18, 2013

CRIME INFORMATION
Issued: April 19, 2013
SPECIAL ATTENTION BELKNAP COMMUNITY
The University of Louisville Police Department was advised Thursday, April 18, 2013, of a robbery in the parking lot behind Wellness Hall that occurred at approximately 11:50 PM. A University of Louisville student advised as she was walking in the parking lot a suspect approached and demanded money. The suspect indicated that he had a handgun, but no weapon was displayed or seen. The victim did not have any cash so the suspect said he was just kidding and left the scene.
The victim described the suspects as a B/M/16-17 years of age, 5’ 6” in height, and wearing a dark blue hoodie and dark pants.
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 a crime 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 University Police for escort services at 852-6111.
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To report an emergency, dial 852-6111 or 911.

 
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