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Nov. 29, 2016, 7:57 AM
On Monday, Nov. 28, at 1 p.m., a non-Vanderbilt University-affiliated resident of the Village at Vanderbilt town homes, located near the Freshman Commons area, notified the Vanderbilt University Police Department of a burglary in progress. The resident stated that an unknown person was in their apartment going through their purse. When verbally confronted by the resident, the unknown person dropped the purse and fled from the area. The resident believes the suspect came into her apartment via the balcony door, which may have been unlocked at the time. VUPD officers responded to the scene and searched the area for the suspect. The incident is under investigation.
Suspect description: The suspect was described as an African American male, dark complexion, medium build, approximately 5’10” tall, with shoulder-length dreadlocks, wearing a dark knit toboggan cap, a dark-colored hoodie and dark trousers.
If you have information about this or a similar incident, please call the Vanderbilt University Police Department at (615) 322-2745.
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