SECURITY NOTICE: Attempted burglary off campus

On Saturday, Dec. 12, at 5:18 a.m., a resident of the Barbizon Apartments, located at 2006 Broadway, notified Metro Nashville Police of an attempted burglary. VUPD responded to the scene and searched the area for a suspect. Review of camera footage shows the suspect in the picture below attempting to open a ground-level window. The incident is under investigation.

The suspect appears to be an African American male, slim build, wearing white tennis shoes, dark colored pants, a white long-sleeve undershirt with a dark-colored outer shirt, and a baseball cap.

Risk reduction tips:

  • Do not allow strangers to enter your room or your complex. Do not open your door unless you can identify the person seeking entry.
  • Always lock your doors and windows at night, especially if you reside on the first or second floors.

If you have information about this or a similar incident, please call the Vanderbilt University Police Department at (615) 322-2745.