University Plaza (Brickyard)
On Monday, August 14, 2017, at approximately 5:20 pm, the NC State University Police Department received a report of the theft of a cell phone from a female student that was walking on the Brickyard. A subject described as being a black male, short dreadlocks, wearing a white T-shirt, grey colored shorts, red tennis shoes,slender build and approximately 6 feet tall, ran up behind the student and snatched her cell phone out of her hand. The suspect fled on foot north towards Hillsborough St.
Anyone with information about this crime should call the NC State University Police Department at 919-515-3000 immediately.
The campus community is always encouraged to take the following steps to keep themselves safe:
– Assailants are more likely to target individuals walking alone, on darkened or unlit paths, or who are distracted by headphones or activities such as texting.
– Walk in groups whenever possible, especially at night.
-Safety Escort Services and public transportation are available as alternatives to walking. Individuals can contact Safety Escort Services at 919-515-3000.
– If you feel unsafe in any situation, trust your instinct and contact University Police immediately to report suspicious activities or crimes on campus by calling 911 or 919-515-3000
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