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WKU Police Department

2011 Campus Crime ALERT

December 15, 2011
Attempted Robbery
WKU Police is investigating a second robbery attempt. On December 15, 2011 at 8:03 pm, WKU Police received a report of an attempted robbery. The victim was walking near the rear of Academic Complex and Minton Hall when the suspect stepped out, displayed a knife, and demanded money. A scuffle was described as an African American Male, about 6 foot tall, average build, with a full beard and mustache dressed in a dark hoodie and gray pants. If you have any information about this crime please contact the WKU Police at 745-2548 or Crime Stoppers at 781-CLUE.

December 13, 2011
Attempted Robbery
On December 13, 2011, at about 1:05 pm, an attempted robbery was reported in the courtyard near Bates Runner Hall and the Downing University Center. A 16-year-old Gatton Academy student reported he was approached by an African-American male, about 6 feet tall and 30 years of age. The individual was described as having a full beard and mustache, wearing a dark toboggan hat, gray jacket, and dark pants. The subject demanded money from the student. When the student began calling 9-1-1, the suspect fled on foot. The subject was observed entering a small dark vehicle parked in Minton Lot, and fleeing the scene. The student was unharmed in the incident. No weapons were observed nor did the subject state he was armed during the robbery attempt. WKU Police are investigating the incident. WKU Police request that anyone with information about this person, the vehicle or this crime please contact the WKU Police at 745-2548 or Crime Stoppers at 781-CLUE.


W.K.U. Police are requesting anyone with information regarding any
criminal activity, please contact the police department at 270-745-2548
or Confidential Tip Line: 270-745-8773 you can also report a crime through departmental email and/or through our confidential crime reporting email.

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