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Police make arrest in reported sexual assault case

A female student reported this week being sexually assaulted by an acquaintance, according to the Washington University Police Department. The alleged assault took place on Sept. 29 and was reported to the police on Tuesday.

| Director of New Media

Reports of sex offenses, burglaries and liquor violations increase in 2008

The recently released 2008 Washington University annual crime report shows an increase in campus crime over past years. Areas that saw a significant increase include burglary, sexual assault and liquor violations. There were 30 reported on-campus burglaries in 2008 as opposed to 12 in 2007. Fifteen of the burglaries took place over winter break. There have been no reported burglaries so far in 2009.

| Staff Reporter

Hey, WUPD: We like your style

When we first heard about the recent influx of complaints from the University City community about noise and trash from Wash. U. students living north of campus, our thoughts jumped to concern about what this could mean for WUPD’s historically liberal alcohol policy.

Student struck by car on Sunday at Forsyth-Wallace intersection

A freshman female student walking across the intersection of Forsyth Boulevard and Wallace Drive at 12:45 a.m. this past Sunday morning was struck by an eastbound vehicle traveling on Forsyth through the intersection, according to Washington University Police Department Chief Don Strom.

| Senior News Editor

WUPD, UCPD place security cameras on Greenway Walk

Following a series of crimes on the Loop and various off-campus locations surrounding Washington University, the University Police Department has installed a closed-circuit television system on the Greenway Walk. According to Chief of Police Don Strom, the installation process began Feb. 2.

| Contributing Reporter

U. City police officer killed on Loop

A University City police officer and alumnus of Washington University was shot and killed at 10:20 p.m. Friday on the Delmar Loop, at the corner of Leland Avenue and Delmar Boulevard. Sgt. Michael King, 50, was reported to be sitting in the driver’s seat of his police cruiser when the killer approached the car by […]

Break-ins raise alarm in Skinker-DeBaliviere

After several months of sustained auto break-ins in the Skinker-DeBaliviere neighborhood, the Washington University Police Department has issued a warning to students living in the area.

| Senior News Editor

Student mugged at gunpoint near Greenway apts.

Four people mugged a female student outside the Greenway Apartments at the corner of Washington and Melville avenues at 9:20 p.m. Sunday night, holding her at gunpoint and stealing her backpack, according to Washington University Police Department Chief Don Strom.

| News Editors

Suspect arrested for burglaries

Washington University Police investigators recovered items stolen in a string of five burglaries on the North Side and South 40 Tuesday, including five laptops, a video game system and several cameras, according to Chief of Police Don Strom.

| Senior News Editor

Campus locked down for debate

Though Washington University administrators have experience in planning security measures for past presidential debates, securing the campus for tonight’s vice presidential debate tonight was no easy task.

| News Editor

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