Crime and Incident

Armed Robbery
October 18, 2006
at 8:04 p.m.

A Carnegie Mellon student was robbed at gunpoint while walking near Fifth Avenue and Dithridge Street on his way home from church. The victim was approached by two 17-year-old black males wearing dark colored hoodies, one of which was armed with an unknown type of handgun. The suspects obtained $35 from the victim and fled on foot. They were apprehended 30 minutes later by police and committed to the Allegheny County Jail.

October 23, 2006
at 9:31 p.m.

A bookbag was stolen from the women’s locker room on the first floor of the University Center. The bag had been placed in an unlocked locker. Police have been unable to recover the bag.

Suspicious Person
October 24, 2006
at 10:36 p.m.

A guard at the Mellon Institute was advised of a suspicious male about 60 years old in the building around 6 p.m. The actor entered the building to use the bathroom and tried to open several locked doors on his way out of the building. The actor was gone when police arrived.

October 25, 2006
at 6:34 p.m.

Police received a call from a male student reporting that his purple mountain bike had been stolen from Hamburg Hall. The student had left the bike parked in the bike racks in front of the building for three days when he noticed it was missing. He did not report the incident until two weeks had passed.

Suspicious Person
October 25, 2006
at 7:16 p.m.

A black female was seen going through students’ bookbags in the Purnell Center. The actor was described as short with short hair, wearing brown boots and a beige jacket. When the complainant left the area, the actor was still there.

October 25, 2006
at 8:41 p.m.

A male student reported that his wallet had been stolen from the Purnell Center between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. The victim stated that his wallet was in a jacket pocket. The jacket was left hanging inside a scene shop area in the Ryan Room, which is a public area, for about two hours.

October 26, 2006
at 3:45 p.m.

A video-conferencing unit was reported missing from Room 191 at the Mellon Institute. The equipment was last seen October 11. The building’s guard on duty later located the unit in the audiovisual room at the end of the hallway.