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December 11, 2019
Burglary
DUC

Date/Time Reported

12/11/2019 at 7:54 AM

Date/Time Occured

12/11/2019 at 7:54 AM

Synopsis

Subject previously arrested was located in the DUC with stolen property.

Disposition

Cleared by arrest

Report Number

190232

December 10, 2019
Burglary
DUC

Date/Time Reported

12/10/2019 at 12:42 AM

Date/Time Occured

12/10/2019 at 12:42 AM

Synopsis

Subject found sleeping in the building had stolen items in his possession.

Disposition

Cleared by arrest

Report Number

190229

December 6, 2019
Burglary
DUC

Date/Time Reported

12/09/2019 at 1:39 PM

Date/Time Occured

12/06/2019 at 6:00 PM to 12/08/2019 at 3:00 PM

Synopsis

Complainant reports equipment missing from the media center. Loss $499

Disposition

Cleared by arrest

Report Number

190230

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December 7, 2019
Crime Alert-Robbery
700 block Westgate

Date/Time Occured

12/07/2019 at 12:24 AM

Specifics

At approximately 12:24 am there were two robberies in close proximity to each other in the 700 block of Westgate.

The first robbery involved a female Washington University student. The students was walking south on Westgate when a male subject approached her and pushed her to the ground. The subject pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded her personal property. The subject took the student’s property.

The second robbery took place at or near the same location. As the first robbery was taking place, a second female Washington University student was walking in the opposite direction when a second subject approached her. The subject appeared to be armed with a rifle and demanded the student’s property. The subject took the victims property.

Both subjects then got into a dark colored vehicle parked nearby and drove away from the area.

Response

University City Police Department 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 the Campus2Home Shuttle Service or Metro’s public transportation system. For more information visit the Transportation Options page at
transportation.wustl.edu.
• Download the Noonlight Safety App.

November 22, 2019
Crime Alert-Criminal Activity
6200 Block Clemens

Date/Time Occured

11/22/2019 at 10:00 PM

Specifics

At approximately 10 pm on Friday, November 22, 3 graduate students were walking in the 6200 block of Clemens, near Kingsland Ave. As they were walking, a person across the street yelled at them demanding their property. The students began walking away from the person when they heard a single gunshot. The students then ran away.

The incident was reported to the University City Police. Police conducted a search of the area and determined that the person had left the area.

No injuries were reported.

Response

University City Police Department is investigating

Precautions

Consider using the Campus2Home Shuttle Service or Metro’s public transportation system. For more information visit the Transportation Options page at transportation.wustl.edu.
• Call WUPD at 314-935-5555 to request an escort. Escorts are available both on and off campus,
• 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.
• Download the Noonlight Safety App.
• 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 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 Washington University Police Department.

September 18, 2019
Security Memo-Carjacking
5900 block Delmar

Date/Time Occured

09/18/2019 at 12:00 AM

Specifics

At approximately 12 a.m. on September 18, two non-Washington University-affiliated people had just parked their car in the rear of an apartment building in the 5900 block of Delmar, near Hamilton Ave. As they exited their vehicle, three subjects wearing surgical masks approached them, displayed a handgun, and demanded their property. The subjects then entered the person's car and drove away, last seen heading north on Hamilton Ave.
The incident was reported to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD).
At 12:30 a.m., the roommate of one of the victims in this incident, who is a Washington University graduate student, contacted WUPD and reported that her car key had been in her roommate's purse, which was stolen during the carjacking. When WUPD officers arrived to assist the student, it was discovered that her vehicle had been stolen from the parking lot. SLMPD determined that the subjects had stolen the vehicle shortly after the carjacking, and had left the area.
No injuries were reported.


Response

Note: This incident occurred outside of the Washington University Police Department (WUPD) patrol zone, which is our standard parameter for distributing crime-related notifications. Because of recent criminal activity in the area, and because it involves a Washington University graduate student, we are sending this Security Memo out of an abundance of caution, to keep our community informed. You can view the WUPD patrol zone on the WUPD website.

Precautions

• Avoid walking or jogging alone and never walk or jog alone after dark. Choose a well-lit path and avoid dark or vacant areas.
• Carry a whistle to summon help.
• Download the Noonlight Safety App.
• 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 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.

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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

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