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SECURITY NOTICE: Burglary on campus

Posted on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 — 4:20 PM

Vanderbilt students living on campus in Chaffin Place apartments reported that someone entered their apartment and stole several items.

It is believed that the terrace door was unlocked, and an unknown person climbed over the railing and entered their apartment.

Once inside the suspect stole laptop computers and an iPad before leaving the apartment. The crime took place between 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 and 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 4.

There is no suspect description at this time.

If you have any information related to this incident or others please call the Vanderbilt Police Department at (615) 322-2745

Risk Reduction Tips

  • Secure your valuables, record serial numbers or engrave expensive items with identifying information.
  • Always lock your door; even when just going next door.
  • Report lost or stolen residence keys immediately to your apartment manager or residence hall staff.
  • Report suspicious persons or activities to VUPD immediately.

“In an emergency, dial 911 or use a blue light phone.”


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