[URGENT] Public Safety Advisory

UIC Police offers the following security tips:
Report crime promptly to police at call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.

Lock and secure all windows and doors when you leave your residence.

On Saturday, at approximately 5:52 pm, UIC Police responded to a report of a residential burglary that occurred overnight at 1250 S. Halsted Street. A UIC Student stated her unoccupied residence was burglarized. The window was left open and unlocked. An unknown subject cut the screen to the 1st floor room and entered the dorm room and took several items.

UIC police will lead the investigation. Anyone with information should call 312-996-2830.
Approximate crime location mapped: goo.gl/maps/J2HmcHvS2AnDwbsM6

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Public safety advisories are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police may also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Effective January 2021, the university will no longer routinely use race, ethnicity or national origin as a descriptor in public safety advisories. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/
UIC Annual Security Report go.uic.edu/CleryReport
Chicago Police Department Statistics and Data home.chicagopolice.org/statistics-data/
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