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Weekend Crime Report: August 25-27

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Theft:
A theft was reported to a Tulane University Police Department officer at 8:41 a.m. on Friday in Newcomb Hall.
The reporting person said she left computer hardware in her office when she left work. Upon returning, the computer hardware was no longer there.
No cameras were located in the area.
Off-campus burglary: 
TUPD officers responded to an off-campus burglary at 6:04 p.m. on Friday on the 800 block of Broadway Street.
The two victims told the officers that someone broke into their house to steal two silver MacBook Pro Computers (valued at $1200 each) and a computer charger (valued at $70). The victims told the officers that they locked the bottom lock only when they left and found the top lock also locked upon returning.
Officers searched the area finding no possible suspects or witnesses. Officers also found no sign of forced entry into the home.
The New Orleans Police Department was notified.
Off-campus theft: 
TUPD officers responded to a theft reported at 7:42 p.m. on Friday at the Hillel House.
The victim told the officers that at approximately 6:05 p.m. she placed her iPhone 6s, keys and SplashCard inside of a chair inside of the location. Upon her return at approximately 6:15 p.m., her belongings were missing.
The officers searched the location but did not find her belongings. No cameras were located inside of the location.
Theft: 
A TUPD officer responded to reports of a theft at 1:47 p.m. on Saturday at Bruff Commons.
The reporting person said she left her purse for a brief time unattended at the location. She learned that an employee had found her purse and had turned it over to their supervisor. Upon retrieving her purse from the supervisor, the reporting person found her wallet was missing from inside of the purse. The supervisor informed her that an employee had found her wallet inside of the bathroom. Upon retrieving the wallet, the reporting person found $91 to be missing from the wallet.
No CCTV security cameras were in the area.
Bicycle Theft:
TUPD officers responded to a walk-in complaint of a bicycle theft at 1:59 p.m. on Saturday.
Officers received a report that a student had chained her bike to the Josephine Louise bike rack on April 28. Upon returning on that same day, she found her bike to be missing but did not report the incident at the time. The reporting person was not able to provide information on the make, model or serial number of the bicycle.
Bicycle Theft: 
TUPD officers responded to a walk-in complaint of a bicycle theft on Sunday.
The victim told the officers that he secured his bike to the bike racks between Butler and Weatherhead residences at approximately 1 p.m. on Sunday. Upon retrieval at approximately 5 p.m., he found his bike to be missing. The victim’s bicycle was secured with a cable lock.

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Student newspaper serving Tulane University, Uptown New Orleans
Weekend Crime Report: August 25-27