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Students, faculty, staff and community members who have experienced or witnessed incidents of bias, prejudice or discrimination involving a student can use the Bias Report and Support System form to report their experiences to the university’s BRSS team.

Safety Tips

Laptop Safety

Never leave your laptop computer, textbooks, cellular telephone, book bag, purse or other valuables unattended or out of your line of sight in dining areas, the library, common study areas, or outdoor spaces.

More info is available on the laptop security page.

    • Sep
      4
    • Robbery
    • 700 block Interdrive

    Date/Time Occurred:

    9/4/2016 at about 04:00 AM

    Specifics:

    Two pedestrians were walking in the 700 block of Interdrive in University City when they were approached by three young males.   One of the young males asked the time and when one of the pedestrians responded, the three young males blocked the pedestrian’s path. One of the young males then displayed a handgun and demanded that the pedestrians give him their money and cell phones.  During the confrontation, one of the pedestrians grabbed the subject’s arm in an attempt to disarm him and a struggle ensued.  During the struggle, the gun discharged.  

    The three young males then fled the area, last seen running south on Interdrive.  
    No one involved sustained an injury from the weapon. One of the pedestrians sustained minor injuries as a result of the struggle.

    Suspect:

    Three black males, believed to be approximately 13 years old, all with slim builds. Two had their heads covered and one had short hair and was wearing no shirt.

    Response:

    Precautions:

    Avoid walking or jogging alone and never walk or jog alone after dark.
    Always choose a well-lit path and avoid dark or vacant areas.
    Carry a whistle to summon help.
    Be alert to your surroundings. If you suspect you are being followed, run in a different direction; go to the other side of the street and yell or whistle for help; or head quickly to a lighted area, a group of people, or business.
    Be extra cautious if someone approaches your vehicle and asks for information or if someone asks to use your cell phone.
    If you are confronted by a thief, give them what they want and don’t chase them as they leave. Report suspicious persons or activity immediately to the Police.
    Consider using the Campus2Home Shuttle Service. For more information visit transportation.wustl.edu.
    • Aug
      24
    • Robbery
    • Rear of 6600 block of Delmar

    Date/Time Occurred:

    8/23/2016 at about 08:00 PM

    Specifics:

    A person was walking in a parking area in the rear of a building in the 6600 block of Delmar Blvd. when he was approached by two subjects. One of the subjects approached him and struck him in the face. The subject then grabbed the person’s cell phone from his hand and both subjects then ran and entered a vehicle that was parked in the area. The vehicle left the area, last seen heading west in the parking lot.  

    No weapon was displayed. The victim sustained minor injuries when he was struck in the face.
     
    Vehicle Description:  Subjects fled the area in a silver Chrysler Town and Country minivan.

     

    Suspect:

    Response:

    Precautions:

    Avoid walking or jogging alone and never walk or jog alone after dark.
    Always choose a well-lit path and avoid dark or vacant areas.
    Carry a whistle to summon help.
    Be alert to your surroundings. If you suspect you are being followed, run in a different direction; go to the other side of the street and yell or whistle for help; or head quickly to a lighted area, a group of people, or business.
    Be extra cautious if someone approaches your vehicle and asks for information or if someone asks to use your cell phone.
    If you are confronted by a thief, give them what they want and don’t chase them as they leave. Report suspicious persons or activity immediately to the Police.
    Consider using the Campus2Home Shuttle Service. For more information visit transportation.wustl.edu
    • Jul
      26
    • Robbery
    • 6000 blk Waterman

    Date/Time Occurred:

    7/25/2016 at about 10:00 PM

    Specifics:

    A person was exiting her parked vehicle in front of her residence in the 6000 block of Waterman Avenue. The person was approached by two subjects who demanded her cell phone and car keys. No weapon was displayed, but one of the subjects did imply that he had a weapon. The person dropped her cell phone and keys on the driver’s seat and then fled the area. The subjects fled the area in an unknown direction, only taking the cell phone.

     

    Shortly after reporting the incident, police located two persons matching the description of the subjects. The subjects were arrested and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department continues to investigate.   
     
    No injuries were reported.

    Suspect:

    Response:

    Precautions:

    •Avoid walking or jogging alone and never walk or jog alone after dark.
    •Always choose a well-lit path and avoid dark or vacant areas.
    •Carry a whistle to summon help.
    •Be alert to your surroundings.  If you suspect you are being followed, run in a different direction; go to the other side of the street and yell or whistle for help; or head quickly to a lighted area, a group of people, or business.
    •Be extra cautious if someone approaches your vehicle and asks for information or if someone asks to use your cell phone.
    •If you are confronted by a thief, give them what they want and don’t chase them as they leave.  Report suspicious persons or activity immediately to the Police.
    •Consider using the Campus2Home Shuttle Service.  For more information visit transportation.wustl.edu.
  • There are no fire incidents to report.
    • Sep
      25
    • 05:06 PM
    • Larceny
    • Bears Den

    Report Number:

    160206

    Occurred:

    9/25/2016 at about 05:06 PM

    Synopsis:

    Wallet left unattended at the beverage counter and when the complainant located his lost property the money had been stolen.  Loss $150

    Disposition:

    Pending
    • Sep
      25
    • 03:13 PM
    • Larceny
    • Umrath House

    Report Number:

    160204

    Occurred:

    9/23/2016 at 04:45 PM to 9/25/2016 at 03:00 PM

    Synopsis:

    Unsecured bicycle stolen from the bike rack near Umrath.  Loss $50

    Disposition:

    Pending
    • Sep
      25
    • 01:04 PM
    • Leaving the Scene Accident
    • Parking Lot #40

    Report Number:

    160203

    Occurred:

    9/25/2016 at about 01:04 PM

    Synopsis:

    Vehicle struck while parked

    Disposition:

    Pending