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Safety Bulletin November 11, 2012

On November 11, 2012 at approximately 2:00am a non-student, who was visiting a UW Oshkosh student reported that he had been robbed while attending an off campus party. The male had been to a party in the 800 block of Woodland Avenue. While at the party the male had been showing people a large amount of cash he had in his possession. The male was later separated from his friends and when he left the party alone he was struck on the head with an object and two males stole his cash and his car keys.

There are no suspects in the case and the male did not request medical assistance.

Anyone with information regarding this case should contact the Oshkosh Police Department at 236-5700 or you may contact the U.W. Oshkosh Police Department at 424-1212.

 

SAFETY INFORMATION:

  • Please use the UW Oshkosh Police Department CSO Safe Walk program when moving about late at night. For more information about the Safe Walk program please go to http://www.uwosh.edu/up/safe-walk

ADDITIONAL SAFETY INFORMATION

  • Students, staff and faculty are always reminded to practice good personal safety habits and to maintain situational awareness.

  • Report any incident as soon as possible.

  • Do not display money.

  • Plan ahead so that when you walk you are visible to other people.

  • When walking choose open, well-lit, and well-traveled areas.

  • When walking be aware of your surroundings at all times by making eye contact with passers-by and glancing occasionally behind you.

  • If you sense that you are being followed, change directions or cross the street. If the person/vehicle persists, run to the nearest place where you will find other people and call for help.

  • Go to a public place where you can call the police whenever you feel threatened.

  • Always carry a cellular phone with the police as your number 1 speed dial choice.

  • Consider carrying pepper spray and or a personal alarm.

  • If you feel threatened remember to utilize the blue light emergency phones on campus.They are a direct link to the University Police Department.

  • Do not engage in conversation with unknown individuals, especially if threatening language or insults have been used.

If you have any questions about personal safety, please contact the University Police at (920) 424-1212 (x1212 if on a campus phone system).

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by Tarmann, Christopher J last modified Nov 11, 2012 08:44 PM