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UWindsor Campus Police Investigating Thefts From Cars and Locker Rooms

Thursday January 26th, 2012, 2:15pm


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The University of Windsor’s Campus Community Police are reporting several incidents of vehicles being damaged and items being taken from parked vehicles on campus.

On January 16th five vehicles in Parking Lot Y beside Alumni Hall were damaged and several items of value were missing from at least one vehicle.

On January 20th, several vehicles were vandalized in Parking Lot B under the bridge, and several items of value were stolen from student vehicles parked in that location.

Campus Community Police are investigating these incidents but need the community’s help.

A lone male was observed in the area at the the times of the thefts, approximately 5’10” tall (177cm) wearing a blue hooded jacket and blue jeans.

If anyone has information or observed anything suspicious in the parking lots on the dates in question, please contact Campus Community Police at 519-253-3000 ext. 1234.

Campus Police ask that when parking your vehicle, take the time to observe and report anything suspicious in the parking lot to Campus Community Police.

Double-check before locking your car and make sure you take any valuable items and cash with you. Thieves target vehicles that have electronic equipment, cash or change visible.

Campus Community Police are also reporting several thefts from the St. Denis Centre men’s locker room in recent weeks. In several instances, personal clothing and property were removed from secured lockers.

In other instances, valuable personal electronics and money were taken from the lockers. Campus Community Police are working to investigate these thefts. Campus Police suggest that you avoid bringing your entire wallet, cell phone and other valuables in to the facility while you are working out, swimming or playing on the fields or in the Fieldhouse.

Also, use a strong quality lock on a locker and choose a locker that is not located in a secluded area.

Anyone with information on the above are asked to contact Campus Community Police investigators at (519) 253-3000 ext. 1234 or anonymously, Crime Stoppers at 258-TIPS (258-8477) or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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