April 04, 2015


SUBJECT:    Time Warning - Residential Burglary

On April 4, 2015 at approximately 1304 hours, UC San Diego Police Department received a report of a burglary to an occupied residence, which had occurred approximately 10 minutes earlier at the Sixth College Apartments in the Sixth College area. The reporting party stated an unknown subject or subjects removed the screen from a window, and made entry into the apartment. According to the reporting party, the unknown suspect(s) was scared off and left via the window. There is an unknown loss of property at this time. There is no suspect information at this time. If you have any information about this incident, please contact UCSD Police at 858-534-4357 or send an email to General Safety Considerations:

" Ensure doors and windows are closed and locked. Make sure all doors and easily accessible windows (usually those on the ground floor) are fully closed and locked. During periods of high temperatures, use a lock or item which only allows the window to open be opened small distances.

" If you live on campus and your windows or door won't lock, please contact Housing Maintenance at 858-534-2600 or email them at:

" Be aware of your surroundings. If you see someone in the residential areas that do not appear to belong or who are acting suspiciously, call the UCSD Police Department immediately at 858-534-HELP (4357) or 9-1-1 (emergencies). Know the location of campus emergency telephones on routes to and from campus destinations.

" Avoid displaying and/or placing high value items close to open windows. Items such as computers, cellular phones, wallets, and purses that can be easily grabbed from open windows and also may be incentives for criminals to try and enter the residence.

" Be alert and aware. Pay full attention to who is around when you leave and return to your residence. If returning at night, leave a light on inside as a visual deterrent.

If you discover someone inside your residence:

If possible, immediately leave your residence and go to a safe area (i.e. a neighbor or someplace public). Contact the police as soon as possible. If unable to leave your residence, secure yourself and family members in a safe location, turn on all available lights, and contact the police immediately.