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UK Police Issue Crime Bulletin After Similar Burglaries Reported

Posted at 7:03 PM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 19:07:24-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) —  UK Police have issued a crime bulletin to the campus after two similar burglary reports were taken.

University police received the following reports that may be connected:

  • On February 23, an unidentified individual entered the Gatton Student Center, stole a purse near the dining area and was observed going through lockers.
  • On February 23, the same unidentified individual from the above burglary entered the Starbucks inside the Healthy Kentucky Research Building (formerly Research Building 2) and took several items that were left unsecured.

The suspect is a white male, standing approximately 5’6 to 5’9, weighing 170-180 pounds, brown hair with facial hair.

If anyone has any information regarding these incidents, please contact UK Police at (859) 257-8573.