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February 15, 2020
Domestic Violence
Millbrook

Date/Time Reported

02/15/2020 at 11:57 PM

Date/Time Occured

02/15/2020 at 11:55 PM

Synopsis

Altercation between a student couple.

Disposition

Referred to JA

Report Number

200032

February 13, 2020
Larceny
Givens

Date/Time Reported

02/13/2020 at 11:36 AM

Date/Time Occured

02/13/2020 at 8:15 AM to 02/13/2020 at 11:30 AM

Synopsis

Complainant reports the theft of her unsecured laptop which was left unattended. Loss $525

Disposition

Pending

Report Number

200031

February 10, 2020
Larceny
Givens

Date/Time Reported

02/13/2020 at 10:26 AM

Date/Time Occured

02/10/2020 at 10:26 AM to 02/13/2020 at 12:00 AM

Synopsis

Students unattended, unsecured laptop was stolen. Loss $2500

Disposition

Pending

Report Number

200029

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February 9, 2020
Aggravated Assault
Delmar & Westgate

Date/Time Occured

02/09/2020 at 12:30 AM

Specifics

At approximately 12:30 a.m. an assault took place near Delmar and West Gate. The incident involved a male Washington University student. The student was walking west along the north side of Delmar when a male subject ran towards him and “slashed” him once with an unknown sharp object. The subject yelled something unintelligible during the attack and then continued to run east. The student received minor injuries.

Suspect

Suspect Description: Black male, approximately 20 years of age, 170 lbs, missing some front teeth, patchy beard and wearing a gray sweatshirt with drawstrings

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.

February 1, 2020
Robbery-Cleared by arrest
Dartford at North Seminary Terrace

Date/Time Occured

02/01/2020 at 6:50 PM

Specifics

At approximately 6:50 p.m. there was a robbery near Dartford St. and North Seminary Terrace.
The incident involved a male Washington University student. The student was walking towards campus when two male subjects approached him and struck him in the head with a glass bottle. The student fell to the ground and one subject displayed a handgun and demanded the student's personal property. The subjects took the student's property and ran from the scene. The student received minor injuries.

Response

The Clayton Police Department is actively investigating the incident.

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.

January 29, 2020
Security Memo-Robbery
400 block Kingsland

Date/Time Occured

01/29/2020 at 8:00 PM

Specifics

At approximately 8:00 p.m., a graduate student was walking in the 400 block of Kingsland Ave., between Waterman Ave and Kingsbury Blvd, when two subjects approached him from behind. One subject displayed a handgun and demanded the student’s property. The subject took his backpack and both subjects ran south on Kingsland Ave.

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.
Avoid walking or jogging alone and never walk or jog alone after dark. Choose a well-lit path and avoid dark or vacant areas.
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.
Carry a whistle to summon help.
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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January 23, 2020
Fire
Millbrook 1

Date/Time Reported

01/23/2019 at 6:26 PM

Date/Time Occured

01/23/2020 at 6:26 PM

Synopsis

Pizza caught fire in the oven. No damage

Disposition

Cleared

Report Number

19-01-23-002855

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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