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Honors Hall Evacuation 6/23/22

*ALL CLEAR*

5:48 pm

The situation is all clear. Honors Hall has been reopened and the chemical has been eliminated.

*UPDATE*

5:24 PM

The hazardous material that caused the evacuation of Honors Hall was a chemical commonly used in laboratories that can become dangerous if dried out and improperly moved. Emergency officials promptly responded and removed the chemical. Out of an abundance of caution, they will destroy the material in a nearby isolated area. A loud detonation may be heard on campus. There is no danger to the campus community.

3:20 PM

Honors Hall has been evacuated out of an abundance of caution because of a potentially hazardous material found in a storage room. Emergency officials are on scene to handle and remove the substance. No injuries are reported. Please avoid the area.

UAPD Responds to Robbery Incidents on Campus (04/16/2022)

UPDATED 0N 4/18/2022

Patrol and Investigative work by UAPD led to the arrest of 2 suspects from the incidents occurring this past weekend.

The University of Alabama Police Department responded to reports of three robberies on campus in the early morning hours of April 16. Around 12:30 a.m. the first victim received a ride from suspects in the Lakeside East area and was robbed of personal property when leaving the vehicle. Incidents were also reported shortly after near Lakeside Dining and near the Ridgecrest area. There are no injuries, and there is no current threat to the campus community.

The vehicle was described as a light colored 4-door Honda Accord with no license tag and 3-4 suspects inside.

The appearance of the suspects was reported to be:

Suspect 1
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: Not provided
Weight: Not provided
Hair: Not provided
Clothing: Blue hooded sweatshirt with tie-dyed pattern
Additional info: Appeared to be college-aged

Suspect 2
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: Not provided
Weight: Not provided
Hair: Not provided
Clothing: Ski mask and blue fatigue puffer jacket

Suspect 3
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: Not provided
Weight: Not provided
Hair: Not provided
Clothing: Ski mask

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.

UAPD Responds to On Campus Robberies (4/20/22)

*UPDATE*

Investigative work by UAPD led to the arrest of two suspects from the first robbery reported in the early hours of April 20

UAPD Campus Safety Advisory: On-campus robberies – April 20, 2022

The University of Alabama Police Department responded to two robbery reports on campus in the early morning hours of April 20.

In one report, the victim was followed out of a bar on University Blvd. and was punched from behind as he walked by the Walk of Champions at Bryant Denny Stadium around 1:30 a.m. The victim described two, possibly three suspects who fled on foot back toward The Strip. No further injuries were reported.

The appearance of the suspects in the first incident was reported to be:

Suspect 1
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: Not provided
Weight: Not provided
Hair: Not provided
Clothing: Blue hooded sweatshirt with tie-dyed pattern

Suspect 2
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: Not provided
Weight: Not provided
Hair: Not provided
Clothing: White tee-shirt

Suspect 3
Sex: Not Provided
Race: Not Provided
Height: Not provided
Weight: Not provided
Hair: Not provided
Clothing: Not Provided

In the second report, the victim described being robbed at an unspecified time in the overnight hours of April 19 and 20 in the Publix parking lot near The Strip. The victim described one suspect in a black car who left the area. No injury was reported.

The appearance of the suspect in the second reported incident was described as:

Suspect 1
Sex: Male
Race: White
Height: Not provided
Weight: Not provided
Hair: Not provided
Clothing: Not provided

Anyone who has any additional information about either occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867(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.

UAPD Responds to On-Campus Robbery

University of Alabama police responded to a reported on-campus robbery that occurred at approximately 1:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, in the area of Stadium Drive and W 4th Street. Two unknown suspects reportedly beat and took money from the victim (no known UA affiliation), who was not seriously injured. They fled in an unknown vehicle.

The appearance of the suspects was reported to be:
Suspect 1
Sex: Male

Race: Black

Height: About 6’

Weight: Slender build – about 150 lbs.

Hair: Dreadlocks

Clothing: White overalls with black t-shirt

Additional info: Medium complexion

Suspect 2
Sex: Male

Race: Black

Height: About 5’ 10”

Weight: About 150 lbs.

Hair: No description provided

Clothing: White shirt, white jeans

Additional info: Dark complexion

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide published at https://police.ua.edu/safer-living-guide-2-2/

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.

You are receiving this notification as part of the University of Alabama’s commitment to providing campus safety information in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

UAPD Responds To On Campus Robbery

The University of Alabama Police Department responded to a robbery on the morning of August 14 at around 3:00 am. The incident occurred near the University Strip and Bryant-Denny Stadium Area. The victim was approached by the suspect around the intersection of Wallace Wade and 8th Street and had personal property taken. The victim sustained minor injuries. The suspect got into a gray Toyota truck with 3 others and left the scene potentially heading towards the campus area.

The appearance of the suspect was reported to be:

Suspect 1

Race: Black

Sex: Male

Height: No description provided

Weight: No Description Provided

Hair:  No description provided

Clothing: No description provided

Additional info:  3 additional black males in the gray truck

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.

UAPD Responds to Off-Campus Incident (UPDATED)

*Updated*

The incident reported below was determined to be an accidental discharge of a firearm that occurred off-campus

First responders were called to an area near the stadium at approximately 12 a.m. Saturday, April 24. A non-UA individual traveling in a car reported an accidental non-life-threatening gunshot injury to their leg that occurred off campus.

UAPD is working with Tuscaloosa Police to continue gathering information. There was never a related threat to the campus community.

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call Tuscaloosa Police at 205-349-2121 or Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide

While not required by the Clery Act for timely warnings, some incidents that happen off campus may be sent to the campus community in the interest of public safety.

UAPD Responds to Armed Robbery Report 2/15/2021

The University of Alabama Police Department responded to an armed robbery report on February 15, around 2:20 a.m. The incident occurred at an apartment complex at 417 Reed Street just off-campus. One suspect, armed with a handgun, approached and attempted to take personal property from the victim before leaving in an unknown direction.

The appearance of the suspects was reported to be:

Suspect 1
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: 6’2 – 6’3
Weight: No description provided
Hair:  No description provided
Clothing: wearing all black
Additional info:  armed with a small handgun

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867(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.

While not required by the Clery Act for timely warnings, some incidents that happen off-campus may be sent to the campus community in the interest of public safety.

UAPD Responds To Off Campus Robbery Report

The University of Alabama Police Department responded to an armed robbery report on Dec. 6, 2020, at 1:45 a.m. The incident occurred at the East Edge Apartment Complex on Jackson Ave. just off campus. Three suspects, at least one armed with a handgun, stole property from the victim before fleeing. There were no shots fired and no injuries reported.

The appearance of the suspects was reported to be:

Suspect 1
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: Average
Weight: Average
Hair:  No description provided
Clothing: Black Pants, Red Hoodie
Additional info:  No Additional Information

Suspect 2
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: Average
Weight: Average
Hair:  No description provided
Clothing: Black pants with white lettering
Additional info:  No Additional Information

Suspect 3
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: Average
Weight: Average
Hair:  No description provided
Clothing: No description provided
Additional info:  No Additional Information

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867(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.

While not required by the Clery Act for timely warnings, some incidents that happen off campus may be sent to the campus community in the interest of public safety.

UAPD Responds to On-Campus Attempted Robbery

The University of Alabama Police Department responded to an attempted robbery report on the evening of October 11th at approximately 11:45PM. The incident occurred near the intersection of Hackberry Lane in front of the Gordon Palmer Building. The victim was approached by the suspect and tackled while the suspect attempted to steal property from them. No items were ultimately stolen and the suspect fled on foot heading south on Hackberry Lane.

The appearance of the suspect was reported to be:

Suspect 1

Race: Hispanic

Sex: Male

Height: 6’0

Weight: 180

Hair:  No description provided

Clothing: black shirt with black pants

Additional info:  mustache

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.

UAPD Responds To Weapons Report – UPDATED 8/22 –

Updated Information about the incident on 8/21:

On Friday evening, August 21, the University Community was notified of an incident involving an individual carrying a gun on campus. Shortly following the report to UAPD, officers made contact with two non-UA persons that matched the description in the report. It was determined that even though the weapon was legally owned, carrying it on campus was a violation of the University’s Dangerous Weapons and Firearm Policy. The weapon was stored for safety and the individuals were trespassed from campus. No additional charges have been filed.

Original Notice:

On Friday, Aug. 21, around 10:20 p.m., UAPD was alerted to a potential person of interest carrying a gun on campus. Two suspects were taken into custody by UAPD without incident. There is no threat to the campus community.