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CAMPUS CRIME ALERT NOTIFICATION

September 14, 2021

Members of the Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Community,

You are receiving this message as part of the University's commitment to provide campus-area crime information in compliance with the Federal Clery Act.

Date of Incident:              September 14, 2021

Time of Incident:              Between 10:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

Location:                          Urbanovsky Park

Suspect:                          White male, 25-30 y/o, 5'5”, athletic build, brown hair, thin mustache, wearing a white tanktop and blue baggie basketball shorts           

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Texas Tech Police Department received a report of an attempted robbery that occurred between 10:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. The student was approached by a white male, who exited the bushes in Urbanovsky Park on the east side of the United Supermarkets Arena. The unknown male told the student to give him all her property. The student did not comply and ran to their vehicle parked in the commuter parking lot adjacent to the Recreation Center.

The suspect was described as a white male, 25-30 y/o, 5'5”, athletic build, brown hair, thin mustache, wearing a white tank top and blue baggie basketball shorts.

Texas Tech Police Department is investigating the incident. If anyone has information about this incident, please contact TTPD at 806-742-3931.

We appreciate being notified when situations like this occur as it is a vital part of keeping our campus safe.  If you see something, say something. If you are ever the victim or witness of a crime, have knowledge of a crime, suspicious activity, or have information which could put the Tech Community in danger, immediately call the Texas Tech Police. If you, or someone you know, has experienced this same situation while on campus, please contact the Texas Tech Police Department. At this time there have been no other reports made to Texas Tech Police.

SAFETY TIPS  

•             Report all suspicious activity to the police department immediately – 806-742-3931.

•             Make sure you have your cell phone, and it is charged.

•             Be aware of your surroundings. Know where you are and where you are going.

•             Trust your instincts. If a situation feels unsafe, remove yourself from it.

•             Look out for your friends and be aware of potentially unsafe situations.

To seek help after experiencing trauma, the Student Counseling Center offers a walk-in clinic Monday – Friday from 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm. The TTU Crisis HelpLine (806) 742-5555 is also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Thank you for your partnership in helping keep Texas Tech a safe community.

 

September 13, 2021

Members of the Texas Tech University Community,

You are receiving this message as part of the University's commitment to provide campus-area crime information in compliance with the federal Clery Act.

On Monday, September 13, 2021 at approximately 12:00 a.m., Texas Tech Police Department received a report of an armed robbery that occurred on the north side of Clement Residence Hall. The report indicates a female student was approached by a male, who excited the front passenger seat with a gun and took the student's backpack. The suspect was wearing a black surgical type mask and a hoodie. The three other people in the vehicle were all wearing hoodies with the hoods pulled tightly around their face.

The suspects left the area and campus eastbound on 18th street from the adjacent parking lot. Responding officers did not encounter the vehicle while responding to the area. The suspect vehicle was described as a 2008 white Chevrolet Suburban with Texas license plate PLH 2353. The vehicle is not registered to a Texas Tech student.  

If you are on campus, please pay attention to your surroundings and report anyone or anything suspicious to the Texas Tech Police Department at 806-742-3931. Texas Tech Police are continually patrolling campus and available to assist. If you find yourself in this situation, here are some steps to take to ensure your safety. Call 911 immediately and report the incident to the police.

We appreciate being notified when situations like this occur as it is a vital part of keeping our campus safe.  If you see something, say something. If you are ever the victim or witness of a crime, have knowledge of a crime, suspicious activity, or have information which could put the Tech Community in danger, immediately call the Texas Tech Police. If you, or someone you know, has experienced this same situation while on campus, please contact the Texas Tech Police Department. At this time there have been no other reports made to Texas Tech Police.

Thanks for your partnership in helping keep Texas Tech a safe community.

 

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