Category: on-campus advisory

UAPD Responds to On-Campus Robbery

UPDATE ON 9/28 INCIDENT

After further investigation, UAPD has determined that the incident reported on 9/28 was not a robbery, and the incident has been downgraded to Harassment. The victim’s property was found at the location of the incident.

 

The University of Alabama Police Department responded to a robbery report on the morning of September 28th at approximately 1:30AM. The incident occurred near the intersection of McCorvey Drive and Hackberry Lane, near Lakeside Dining. The victim was struck in the head and his Airpod headphones were stolen. There were 3 suspects reported to be involved with a possible 4th driving the vehicle. The suspects drove away in a dark sedan, possibly a black BMW. There were no additional injuries reported.

The appearance of the suspects was reported to be:

Suspect 1

Race: White

Sex: Male

Height: 5’9 – 5’10

Weight: Average build

Hair:  No description provided

Clothing: No description provided

Additional info:  No additional information

Suspect 2

Race: Hispanic

Sex: Male

Height: 5’9 – 5’10

Weight: Average build

Hair: No description provided

Clothing: No description provided

Additional info:  No additional information

Suspect 3

Race: White

Sex: Male

Height: 5’9 – 5’10

Weight: Average build

Hair:  No description provided

Clothing: No description provided

Additional info:  No additional information

Suspect 4

No information provided

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide published at https://saferliving.ua.edu/.

It is never the fault of a victim when a crime occurs. Below are some safety considerations for students and community members:

  • Be careful and mindful of any valuables you may carry on your person
  • Be mindful of your surroundings
  • If confronted, give the perpetrator what they ask for. Your safety is more important

This information is being sent as part of UA’s commitment to providing campus safety information in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

Concerns About Human Trafficking

*****CONCERNS ABOUT HUMAN TRAFFICKING***** The safety of our students is our highest priority at The University of Alabama. UAPD is thoroughly investigating the situation, but have seen nothing to suggest there is a link to human trafficking. UAPD has gathered information from several individuals and continue to collect information as people come forward regarding this situation.  Thus far, no evidence or information has been found to support fears that this is in any way tied to human trafficking.  If you see or hear anything that may contribute to this investigation, please contact UAPD at 205-348-5454. 

University Police Investigate Theft – 05/30/14

UAPD ADVISORY

MAY 30, 2014

UNIVERSITY POLICE INVESTIGATE THEFT

The University Police are investigating a theft that occurred in the 500 block of Campus Drive. On May 30, 2014 at approximately 12:30 am, one individual reported he was a victim of a theft. The victim reported that four suspects occupying a green Jeep Cherokee drove passed him as he was walking along Campus Drive, then shortly returned and stopped near him.  Two suspects exited the vehicle and asked to use the  victim’s cell phone, and victim allowed them to use it.  The suspects then entered the vehicle and fled the area with the victim’s cell phone still in their possession.  The victim sustained minor injuries as he tried to grab one of the fleeing suspects. The suspects are described as follows:Suspect 1:

Male
Dark complexion
Slim build
Approximately 5’9
Short hairstyle
Wearing black shorts and a gray shirtSuspect 2:
Male
Dark complextion
Slim build
Approximately 5’9
Short hairstyle
Wearing a blue shirt and blue jean shorts

Anyone who has any information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide, which is available online here.

University Police Investigate Robbery – 04/27/14

UAPD ADVISORY

April 27, 2014

UNIVERSITY POLICE INVESTIGATE ROBBERY

The University Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the 600 block of Jefferson Avenue. On April 27, 2014 at approximately 2:50 am, two individuals reported that they were the victims of a robbery. The victims reported that the suspect approached them from behind, pointed a pistol at them and told the victims to give him their money. The victims complied and the suspect fled the area northbound on Fraternity Lane. No injuries were reported.
The suspect is described as follows:Suspect:

  • Male
  • Dark complexion
  • Slim build
  • Approximately 5’09”
  • Wearing a black hat, red shirt and tan cargo shorts
  • Possibly occupying an older model sedan

Anyone who has any information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide, which is available online here.

 

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