Purdue Police investigating reported burglary

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Incident date

October 9-10, October 15-16 and October 28-29.

Incident type

Thefts

Location/address

Aspire at Discovery Park

Suspect description

Unknown

Incident information

The Purdue University Police Department are investigating four cases of burglary from students’ rooms at the Aspire at Discovery Park apartment community, Building C, at 1225 W. State St.  These incidents occurred in the overnight hours Oct. 9-10; Oct. 15-16; and Oct. 28-29. The victims, all Purdue students, report that someone entered their apartments and took wallets, a guitar and laptop computers. If you have any information regarding this investigation, please contact the police department at 765-494-8221 or report this anonymously at 1-866-818-2620.   

Prevention information

Burglary/Larceny Safety Tips

  • Report all suspicious activity immediately to the Police and be sure that all personal property is secured.
  • Report the descriptions of any suspicious persons.
  • Do not leave doors unlocked, even if you are only gone for a short duration.
  • Mark and record serial numbers of electronics and other valuables.

 

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