These past few days have been, to put it lightly, pretty unpleasant for me.
Two robberies were reported at the 6100 block of Waterman Boulevard Monday, Feb. 11.
A Washington University student was robbed near the intersection of Kingsbury Boulevard and Trinity Avenue at approximately 2:30 p.m. today.
Tuesday night, a carjacking was reported at the 6100 block of Waterman Boulevard at approximately 10:30 p.m. A student reported that when they were exiting their car, they were approached by a subject with a handgun.
A Washington University employee was robbed on the platform of the Big Bend Metrolink station at 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Washington University will subsidize up to two Uber rides to and from campus per day for students living north and south of the Delmar Loop and in the Skinker-DeBaulevaire neighborhoods after entering into a contract with the ride-sharing company, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Administrative Officer Hank Webber wrote in an email to Student Life Sunday.
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.
Katrina Banks, administrative coordinator for Office of Undergraduate Research at Washington University, was killed, along with her teenage son, in a murder-suicide by her fiance, Dornubari Dugbor, last Thursday.
Over winter break, the University City Police Department made two arrests related to Dec. 6 armed robberies.
Two armed robberies near Danforth Campus, west of Forsyth Boulevard and near Eastgate Avenue, were reported Wednesday night.