The University of Colorado Police Department has received reports of a high number of thefts during the month of October. Since Oct. 2, UCPD has recorded 15 cases of a suspect or suspects stealing laptops and wallets from common areas or unlocked offices.
A thief or thieves have targeted academic building offices, as well as the University Memorial Center. The following buildings have seen thefts in recent weeks: Benson Earth Sciences, Continuing Education, Engineering Center, Environmental Design, Imig Music, Koelbel Building, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, University Theatre, Visual Arts Complex and Woodbury Arts and Sciences.
For a Google Map with dates, locations and stolen items, see http://bit.ly/Oct2012CUthefts. CU Police have also seen a higher number of bike thefts in recent weeks. In nearly all cases, thieves have cut cable locks.
The Police Department offers the following safety tips:
If you have information on the recent thefts, please contact CU Police at 303-492-8168. Immediately report suspicious persons and situations to CU Police dispatch at 303-492-6666.