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October 22, 2013 - Crime Information

by r0stew03 last modified Oct 22, 2013 02:49 PM

Issued October 22, 2013 Special Attention HSC Community

Issued: October 22, 2013
The University of Louisville Police Department was advised Monday, October 21, 2013, of a robbery at the Preston Street Shuttle Stop that occurred at approximately 1:00 PM on Friday, October 18, 2013. A University of Louisville student advised, as she was waiting for the bus, 3 suspects grabbed her cell phone and took off running. She followed, confronted and retrieved her phone. The suspects fled the area.
The victim described the suspects as 3 B/M/16-17 years of age.
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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