This email is being sent to the campus community as a Timely Warning regarding a crime that occurred on campus property. The following is provided for your personal safety.
The UCSB Police Department received a report of a burglary that occurred at San Clemente Villages on 8/20/18, around 1:00am. The crime victim met the suspect on a social media site and invited the suspect to the victim's apartment. When the victim left the apartment to meet the suspect in the parking lot, the suspect gained entry into the apartment and stole items out of the residence before the victim returned from the parking lot.
UCPD is investigating this crime. If you have information that might assist in the investigation, please contact the UCSB Police Department at (805) 893-3446, or report crime information anonymously at www.police.ucsb.edu/contact-us/report-crime.
UCPD reminds the campus community of the following safety tips:
- Ensure that all doors, windows, and desks are closed and locked. Do not prop open doors or allow unauthorized persons into secured/locked buildings.
- Be aware of crime perpetrators using social media to gain access to your person or property.
- Immediately report all suspicious persons, vehicles, and activities to the UCSB Police Department at (805) 893-3446.
- UCPD encourages the community to use safety services, such as the emergency phones identified by a blue light. When walking to and from campus and Isla Vista locations, you can request an escort by calling (805) 893-2000 or by calling on the emergency phones located throughout the UCSB Campus. For more information: http://www.police.ucsb.edu/cso/safety-escorts/.
**UCPD encourages printing and posting of this Timely Warning for further community notification.**
WHAT IS THIS NOTICE?
In compliance with the Clery Act, Timely Warnings are issued by the UCSB Police Department when certain (Clery Act) crimes occurring on campus property, properties controlled by campus-affiliated organizations, or public property immediately adjacent to campus are determined to be a serious or continuing threat to the campus community. Timely Warnings are intended to prevent similar crimes and to provide information that will assist community members in protecting themselves.
Manage your UCSB ALERTS contact settings at http://alert.ucsb.edu