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May 4, 2021
Larceny
Steinberg

Date/Time Reported

05/04/2021 at 8:27 PM

Date/Time Occured

05/04/2021 at 2:00 PM to 05/04/2021 at 5:00 PM

Synopsis

Complainant reports her wallet stolen from her unattended, unsecured, backpack.

Disposition

Pending

Report Number

210042

April 29, 2021
Larceny
Olin Library

Date/Time Reported

05/04/2021 at 2:38 PM

Date/Time Occured

04/29/2021 at 4:30 PM to 04/30/2021 at 7:30 AM

Synopsis

Complainant reports the theft of Apple ear buds. Loss $17

Disposition

Pending

Report Number

210043

April 6, 2021
Larceny
Womens Building

Date/Time Reported

04/06/2021 at 12:59 PM

Date/Time Occured

04/06/2021 at 10:00 AM to 04/06/2021 at 11:15 AM

Synopsis

Complainant reports the theft of an unsecured, unattended, bicycle. Loss $70

Disposition

Pending

Report Number

210027

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May 11, 2021
Security Memo-Criminal Activity
Beaumont House

Date/Time Occured

05/11/2021 at 9:10 AM

Specifics

Yesterday afternoon, WUPD responded to Beaumont House for a report of a person stealing a television from the laundry room. WUPD officers quickly located the person and recovered the television. The person was arrested and taken to the WUPD station. The person was released pending criminal charges.

Early this morning, WUPD officer responded to the Village area in response to a call of a suspicious person. WUPD officers located the same person from the day before as they were walking outside, near the Millbrook Apartments. The person informed officers that they had returned to retrieve a suitcase that they had left. Officers located the person’s suitcase and discovered property inside the bag that had been previously reported stolen. The person was arrested and taken to the WUPD station and then released pending criminal charges.

All recovered property was returned to the owners.


Suspect

The person is described as a black female; 23 years of age; medium build 5ft 2in tall and weighing 130 lbs; brown eyes and black braided hair; wearing black casual pants and a grey WU sweatshirt.

Precautions

Report suspicious persons or activity immediately to University Police at 5-5555 or go to the nearest emergency telephone.
LOCK YOUR ROOM or OFFICE DOOR whenever you leave, even if it’s for a short time.
Never leave your laptop, cell phone, purse, wallet, electronics or other valuables unattended or out of your line of site. Place valuables in a locked file cabinet or drawer.
Never prop open exterior doors. If you see a door propped, close it.
Don’t allow people you do not know to “tailgate” behind you into the building.

April 3, 2021
Security Memo-Shots Fired
5900 blk Delmar

Date/Time Occured

04/03/2021 at 11:45 AM

Specifics

Update: The on-site investigation has been completed by St. Louis Metro and University City Police. All streets and parking area are open.

WUPD officers will remain in the area to assist any community members. For any assistance, call WUPD Dispatch at 314-935-5555.

At approximately 11:45 am, two vehicles, described only as a white Toyota car and a truck, were driving west in the 5900 block of Delmar Blvd (east of the Delmar Metro Station). The occupants of the vehicles began shooting at each other as they continued driving west along Delmar Blvd, entering University City.

One vehicle was located in the University City Municipal Garage on Delmar, near Eastgate Ave. Two occupants of the vehicle were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. The other vehicle fled the area.

Response

University City Police and St. Louis Metro Police are investigating this incident.

Precautions

Avoid the area at this time
Contact WUPD if you witnessed the incident or discover any damage

March 31, 2021
Robbery
7000 blk Forsyth

Date/Time Occured

03/31/2021 at 7:30 PM

Specifics

At approximately 7:30 pm, a student reported that he was walking away from campus in the 7000 block of Forsyth Blvd. The student stated a blue car stopped in the street next to him when a male subject exited the vehicle and approached him. The subject displayed a silver handgun and demanded the student’s jacket and shoes. The student gave the subject his jacket and shoes and the subject returned to the car. The car then drove away and was last seen heading west on Forsyth Blvd.
No 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.
Call WUPD for a walking escort, both on and off campus.
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 WashUSafe App.

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April 8, 2021
Fire
6188 McPherson

Date/Time Reported

04/08/2021 at 10:15 PM

Date/Time Occured

04/08/2021 at 10:15 PM

Synopsis

Napkin caught fire on the stove top. Fire was extinguished by a handheld fire extinguisher. Damage pending

Disposition

Cleared

Report Number

21-04-08-017324

March 25, 2021
Fire
6188 McPherson

Date/Time Reported

03/25/2021 at 9:47 AM

Date/Time Occured

03/25/2021 at 9:47 AM

Synopsis

Apartment stove fire extinguished by sprinkler system. Damage pending

Disposition

Cleared

Report Number

21-03-25-014621

February 7, 2021
Fire
6600 Washington

Date/Time Reported

02/07/2021 at 10:56 PM

Date/Time Occured

02/07/2021 at 10:56 PM

Synopsis

Small electrical fire in bathroom ceiling fan caused minor damage.

Disposition

Cleared

Report Number

21-02-07-006462

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