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Crime Alert: Breaking and Entering Reported on Central Campus

Crime Alert: Breaking and Entering Reported on Central Campus

Suspects reportedly entered unlocked apartments

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Editor's Note: This message was sent to all Duke students, faculty and staff in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act(also known as the Clery Act), which requires colleges and universities to provide timely notification to members of the university community of certain crimes reported on campus.

On Saturday night and early Sunday morning, two students reported separate incidents of an unknown male entering their apartments on Central Campus.

In each case, the suspect(s) left when he realized the apartment was occupied. The suspect(s) entered through unlocked doors of the apartments located in the Oregon Street and Alexander Street area. 

The suspect was described by one students as a male of medium dark complexion, possibly wearing a gray t-shirt and denim shorts, and a red, flat-bill baseball hat. The suspect was described by the second student as a black male wearing a white polo shirt with red and orange stripes, white athletic shoes and a tan backpack.    

No injuries were reported and no property was taken. Please remember to keep doors locked and report safety  concerns.  

If you have any information related to this incident, please contact the Duke University Police Department at (919)684-2444.  

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