Issued: October 22, 2012
SPECIAL ATTENTION BELKNAP COMMUNITY
The University of Louisville Police Department was advised of a robbery in the parking area of Community Park, 2033 S. Fourth Street. The victim, not a U of L student, advised that as she was standing by her vehicle she was approached by the suspect. The suspect displayed a weapon and demanded money. The victim told the suspect that she did not have any money. The suspect took the victim’s cell phone and tossed it in the bushes and fled the scene. The incident took place on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at approximately 8:11 PM.
The victim described the suspect as a B/M/25 years of age, light skin, 5’ 8” to 5’ 9” in height, 170 lbs., medium build with a tattoo under his right eye (possibly a star). The suspect was wearing a gray University of Louisville sweat shirt with a white U of L ski cap (red “L” in on the cap).
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.