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UK Police Issue Crime Bulletin Following Reports of Burglaries

photo of suspect from 6-5-18 crime bulletin
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 5, 2018) University of Kentucky Police today issued the Crime Bulletin below:

In the interest of safety, the University of Kentucky Police Department has issued the following Crime Bulletin for the UK community.

The University of Kentucky Police Department received the following reports that may be connected:

  • On May 22 an unoccupied room in Kroger Field was entered and items were taken.
  • On May 28 an unoccupied office in Bowman Hall was entered and tools were taken.
  • On May 28 several unoccupied offices in the Funkhouser Building were entered and several items were taken, including laptop computers and three iPads.
  • On June 1 an unoccupied office in the Bosomworth Health Sciences Research Building was entered and a laptop computer was taken.
  • On June 5 an unoccupied office in the Funkhouser Building was forcibly entered and a small amount of money and food was taken.

Suspect description: white male, 5’6” to 5’10" in height, 150 to 180 pounds, brown hair with some facial hair.

University of Kentucky Police Department has issued this Crime Bulletin for the UK Community in compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998.

If anyone has any information regarding these incidents, please contact UK Police at (859) 257-8573.

The University of Kentucky values a safe community for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. In the interest of promoting a safe and secure campus environment, UK Police offer the following safety precautions:

  • If you see something, say something. For emergencies, call 911.
  • Report any suspicious activities in or around your building to UKPD.
  • Assess your office for vulnerabilities. Report any issues to your building manager.
  • Lock all windows and doors while away.
  • Make sure that all lights, door locks, and window locks are in proper working order.
  • Maintain a thorough record of your valuables, to include: photographs, serial numbers, makes and models, etc.

Investigating Agency: University of Kentucky Police Department (859) 257-8573.