Crime Advisory 02/02/2018
ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY POLICE
February 3, 2018
Campus Crime Advisories are issued to warn of possible dangerous conditions on or near the Illinois State University campus. For a complete listing of Crime Advisories, including full suspect descriptions if available, and the Daily Crime Log of the Illinois State University Police go to the Illinois State University Police website at http://Police.IllinoisState.edu/
On Friday, February 2, 2018 at approximately 11:25 p.m., Normal Police responded to the area of Adelaide and Eastview for a report of a robbery, which occurred 15 minutes prior to the call to police. The victim was walking with his phone and wallet in hand when the suspect, known to the victim, approached him from his vehicle parked on Eastview, pushed him down, withdrew $30 from the wallet and left in his vehicle going northbound. Normal Police Department is continuing to investigate this incident.
Anyone wishing to report information but remain anonymous can contact McLean County Crime Stoppers, 24 hours a day at (309) 828-1111.
CRIME PREVENTION TIPS:
-Use Redbird Safe Walk for walking escorts 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; Dial 309-438-WALK
-Stay alert to your surroundings and the people around you. Avoid wearing headphones, talking or texting on your cell phone, or anything, which can distract you, including the excessive consumption of alcohol.
-Travel in groups and avoid going out alone at night.
-Plan the safest route to your destination; choose well-lighted, busy pathways and streets.
-If someone is bothering or harassing you, tell the person in a loud voice to STAY AWAY.
-Carry your cell phone with you and be prepared to call 911 with a suspect description.
-If you are a victim or witness, call the police immediately and try to remember as many details as possible.
-Call police immediately if you observe suspicious activity.
This Crime Advisory is issued in compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, a federal statute governing the reporting and disclosure of crimes on college campuses.