Off Campus Armed Robbery reported by Tulane University Police

Tue, 04/29/2014

Tulane University
Police Department

CRIME ALERT


    Tulane University Police Department is providing this notice of a criminal incident (s) that occurred in our community in order to provide information that may help in avoiding a similar crime or provide information to solve this crime.  This notice is also intended to meet the  requirements of the “Timely Report” provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, amended 2008, effective August 14, 2008.

Off Campus Armed Robbery
DATE & TIME OF OCCURRENCE: 04/28/2014    10:30 PM
LOCATION: 2500 Block Palmer Avenue
REPORTED OFFENSE: Tulane affiliate walking in the 2500 Block of Palmer Avenue was approached by a subject who exited a parked white Crown Victoria. The subject was armed with a 2 to 3 inch knife and demanded the victim’s property. The perpetrator escaped northbound on Palmer Avenue with the victim’s bag containing a laptop, an IPhone and an IPad.


SUSPECT’S DESCRIPTION:  Black male, 6’ tall. No further description.
SUSPECTS’ VEHICLE:White Crown Victoria, black wheels, possible Louisiana license plate.
NOPD IS INVESTIGATING.
If you have any information about these crimes, call NOPD at 504-821-2222.

TAKE A STAND AGAINST CRIME
1. BE AWARE of your surroundings at all times.
2. REPORT suspicious activity immediately.
3. AVOID over indulgence in alcoholic beverages.
4. BE A GOOD WITNESS.   Describe exactly what you observe with as many details as possible.  Give complete descriptions such as sex, race, height, weight, hair color, clothing, etc. 
TUPD          NOPD         HELPFUL NUMBERS
Emergency:  504-865-5911    Emergency: 911      Late Night Transportation:
Non-Emergency:  504-865-5381  Non-Emergency: 504-821-2222   504-314-SAFE
                     Escort: 504-865-5381
http://tulane.edu/police/uptown/   http://www.nola.gov/GOVERNMENT/NOPD/Crime-Maps/ reports/crime_information.cfm