Timely Security Notice – Theft from Residence Hall
On Tuesday 12/04/11 at 1:30 P.M. a student reported that someone had taken his laptop from his dormitory room on 12/01/2012 between 5:00 P.M. and 9:00 P.M. When the student returned to his room the laptop power cord was still present but the laptop was gone. The student’s dormitory room door was believed to be unlocked at the time of the theft.
The suspect is described as a black male approximately 6’00, 170 lbs with a short beard.
If you have information relating to this or a similar incident, please call the Vanderbilt University Police Department at (615) 322-2745. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME (615-742-7463)
Risk Reduction Tips
- Always lock your door; even when you’re sleeping or just going down the hall.
- Do not prop any exterior doors open to allow unescorted visitors into the residence hall.
- Report lost or stolen residence hall keys immediately to your residence hall staff.
- Report any malfunctioning locks, doors or windows to your residence life staff.
- Do not leave messages on your door about when you will be returning to your room.
- Secure your valuables and engrave expensive items with identifying information.
Please Remember Our On-Campus Resources
- Psychological & Counseling Center – (615) 322-2571
- Employee Assistance Program – (615) 936-1327
- Student Health Services – (615) 322-2427
- Margaret Cunninggim Women’s Center – (615) 322-4843
- Project Safe – (615) 322-SAFE (7233)
** REPORT SUSPICIOUS PERSONS, VEHICLES, OR ACTIVITIES IMMEDIATELY! **
ON CAMPUS, DIAL 911 OR USE A BLUE LIGHT PHONE! FROM A CELL PHONE, CALL (615) 421-1911
In compliance with the U.S. Department of Higher Education and the Jeanne Clery Act, Security Notices are issued to provide Timely Warning information concerning a potentially dangerous criminal situation at or near Vanderbilt University to allow our students and employees to have both the time and the information necessary to make decisions or take appropriate actions concerning their own personal safety.