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Crime Alerts are posted for the current semester
12/16/2014- Off Campus Robbery Alert
On Dec.16 at approximately 6:08 a.m., a complainant notified the Waco Police Department that he had been the victim of a robbery at 409 S. Eighth St., (Smart Stop). The victim left the scene of the robbery and called the Waco Police Department 30-40 minutes after the incident had occurred.
The victim told police he was robbed by two black males displaying handguns. The suspects fled with two other individuals in a dark colored Toyota Camry north on Fifth Street towards downtown. The victim, who was not injured, was not able to provide any further information or thorough descriptions. Waco P.D. is actively working the case. If you have any information concerning this incident, please contact the Waco Police Department at (254) 750-7500.
11/19/2014 - Off Campus Shots Fired Alert
At 11:45 p.m. November 18th, Baylor PD responded to reported shots fired at the La Mirage Apartments located at 9th and Baylor Ave. Suspects were located and taken into custody by Waco Police Department, no injuries were reported. All was clear at 12:45 a.m. this date.
11/15/2014 - Off Campus Assault Alert
On Saturday, November 15, 2014 at approximately 7:00 p.m., a Baylor student was assaulted off campus on the 900 block of Ivy Street. The student was walking back to his vehicle when two individuals approached him from behind and one of the suspects struck him and knocked him to the ground. The second suspect tried to enter the student’s vehicle and was unable to gain entry. After a brief struggle, both suspects fled to a white sedan and left the area. The male suspects were both wearing dark clothing and hoodies and their faces were covered. No other description of the suspects is available at this time. No weapons were involved in the incident.
If you have any information concerning this incident, please contact the Baylor Police Department at (254) 710-2222.
All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to be alert and to be cautious of their surroundings on and away from campus. In any emergency situation, or if you see suspicious activity, call (254) 710-2222 or 911. For more information on staying safe and your role in preventing crime, please visit the Baylor Department of Public Safety website http://www.baylor.edu/baylor_police/.
At approximately 1:45 a.m. on October 29th, the Baylor University Police Department was alerted by the Waco Police Department that a robbery had occurred at the Jimmy John's sandwich shop located at 1508 Speight St.
The Waco Police Department advised that a tall slender black male wearing dark colored clothing, armed with a shotgun, entered the business and robbed the store at gunpoint. As Waco Police investigate, the Baylor Police Department will continue to monitor the area to ensure the safety of the students who live in the vicinity of the robbery. It appears that at no time was there any threat to the Baylor campus or the areas immediately adjacent to the campus.