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November 24, 2020
Larceny
Millbrook 3

Date/Time Reported

11/24/2020 at 7:13 AM

Date/Time Occured

11/24/2020 at 7:13 AM to 11/24/2020 at 7:51 AM

Synopsis

Bike theft in progress reported. Officers located and arrested the suspect. Two bicycles were recovered.

Disposition

Cleared by arrest

Report Number

200141

November 4, 2020
Larceny
DUC

Date/Time Reported

11/05/2020 at 12:21 AM

Date/Time Occured

11/04/2020 at 10:00 AM to 11/05/2020 at 1:00 PM

Synopsis

Complainant reports a missing bike from either the DUC or from the art school. Unknown if it was locked or which location. Loss $450

Disposition

Pending

Report Number

200136

November 2, 2020
Larceny
Givens

Date/Time Reported

11/04/2020 at 5:34 PM

Date/Time Occured

11/02/2020 at 3:30 PM to 11/03/2020 at 10:00 AM

Synopsis

Complainant reports the theft of a laptop left unsecured and unattended in a common area of Givens Hall. Loss $2049

Disposition

Pending

Report Number

200135

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November 14, 2020
Crime Alert-Criminal Activity
6000 Blk Waterman

Date/Time Occured

11/14/2020 at 3:50 PM

Specifics

Person Armed with a gun
At approximately 3:50 PM this afternoon, in the 6000 block of Waterman 2 WashU students reported 3 male subjects and 2 female subjects for knocking on their apartment door. One of the male subjects was armed with an assault rifle. The students called 911. A witness reported seeing all 5 subjects get into a blue sedan and leave the area. Subjects were gone upon arrival of WashU PD and St. Louis City PD officers.

Response

St. Louis City PD is investigating

Precautions

Report suspicious activity immediately to Police at 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency blue light telephone.

• LOCK YOUR APARTMENT DOOR, even when you are at home.

• Lock the windows to your apartment. If you have a sliding glass door, secure it further by placing a piece of wood in the track to prevent it from opening.

• Never prop open exterior doors or gates. If you see a door propped, close it.

• Don’t allow people you do not know to “tailgate” behind you into the building.

• When someone knocks at your door, don’t open it unless you know your visitor.

• If the person is a maintenance person, ask that identification be slipped under the door or through the mail slot. Call the employer to verify that maintenance work was scheduled to be performed. Refuse to deal with anyone who won’t comply with this request.

• If you arrive home to find your door ajar, hear unusual sounds or believe your apartment has been broken into, DON’T GO IN! Go to a telephone and call the Police.

• When you are away from your residence, leave your interior lights on.

• Download the WashU Safe App

November 1, 2020
Security Memo-Burglary
7200 Block Forsyth

Date/Time Occured

11/01/2020 at 3:00 AM

Specifics

A student recently reported to WUPD that last week, she awoke in the middle of the night and discovered an unknown person inside her bedroom. When she confronted the person, he left the apartment and was last seen walking away.

Response

University City is investigating

Precautions

Report suspicious activity immediately to Police at 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency blue light telephone.
•LOCK YOUR APARTMENT DOOR, even when you are at home.
•Lock the windows to your apartment. If you have a sliding glass door, secure it further by placing a piece of wood in the track to prevent it from opening.
•Never prop open exterior doors or gates. If you see a door propped, close it.
•Don’t allow people you do not know to “tailgate” behind you into the building.
•When someone knocks at your door, don’t open it unless you know your visitor.
•If the person is a maintenance person, ask that identification be slipped under the door or through the mail slot. Call the employer to verify that maintenance work was scheduled to be performed. Refuse to deal with anyone who won’t comply with this request.
•If you arrive home to find your door ajar, hear unusual sounds or believe your apartment has been broken into, DON’T GO IN! Go to a telephone and call the Police.
•When you are away from your residence, leave your interior lights on.

September 6, 2020
Security Memo-Robbery
800 blk Leland

Date/Time Occured

09/06/2020 at 12:40 AM

Specifics

At approximately 12:40 am, a graduate student reported that he parked his car in the 800 block of Leeland Ave, near Vernon Ave. The student exited his vehicle and was approached by three subjects. One subject displayed a handgun while demanding his belongs. A second subject grabbed the student’s keys and then struck the student in the mouth. When the subject resisted, all three subjects ran off, dropping the student’s car keys.

Minor injuries were reported.

Response

University City is investigating

Precautions

Be alert to your surroundings. Do not sit in your car to text or use electronic devices, and be observant while walking. 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
Carry a whistle to summon help.
Be extra cautious if someone approaches you or 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 Metro’s public transportation system. For more information visit the Transportation Options page at transportation.wustl.edu.
Download the WashU Safe App.

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March 2, 2019
Fire
6266 Cates

Date/Time Occured

03/02/2019 at 3:00 PM

Synopsis

​Fire reported at a multi unit apartment building. No injuries. Building is uninhabitable. Pending loss determination.

Disposition

Cleared

January 23, 2019
Fire
Millbrook 1

Date/Time Reported

01/23/2019 at 6:26 PM

Date/Time Occured

01/23/2019 at 6:26 PM

Synopsis

Pizza caught fire in the oven. No damage

Disposition

Cleared

Report Number

19-01-23-002855

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