Washington University administrators addressed the recent wave of crime near campus and outlined new security measures in separate emails sent to parents and students Sept. 18.
A carjacking incident during which a Washington University student was held at gunpoint occurred on Waterman Boulevard near the Des Peres Avenue intersection around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
A carjacking incident during which a Washington University student was held at gunpoint occurred between Rosedale and Pershing avenues around 7:50 p.m. Sunday.
An armed robbery took place near the 6600 block of Washington Ave. Friday night.
According to the report by Washington University Police Department, at approximately 8:40 p.m., two graduate students were approached by two unidentified individuals with handguns visible.
Two police officers—one Clayton officer and one Richmond Heights officer—stopped a group of 10 black Washington University incoming freshmen returning to campus from dinner after suspecting them of leaving IHOP without paying earlier this month.
Over winter break, the University City Police Department made two arrests related to Dec. 6 armed robberies.
A 46-year-old armed patient at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital on Washington University’s Medical Campus was fatally shot by public safety officers after pulling a knife on health care professionals Thursday morning.
Two armed robberies near Danforth Campus, west of Forsyth Boulevard and near Eastgate Avenue, were reported Wednesday night.
Justin Carroll, former Washington University dean of students, received a sentence of 54 months in federal prison, for viewing child pornography, earlier today.
The Washington University Police Department recorded an almost 50 percent increase in campus bike thefts during the months of September and October.