UC SAN DIEGO POLICE DEPARTMENT
December 16, 2017
ALL ACADEMICS, STAFF AND STUDENTS AT UC SAN DIEGO
SUBJECT: || Timely Warning Robbery|
On 12/16/2017 at 6:18 pm, the UC San Diego Police Department received a
report of a robbery that occurred at 3809 Miramar Street, next to the
parking structure at Mesa Nueva Housing at 6:08 pm. The reporting party
stated that the suspects pushed him to the ground and forcibly took a
cell phone from his hands. The suspects were two black males in their
20s, approximately 61 tall with thin builds. One suspect was wearing
a light colored short-sleeved shirt, black shorts, white socks and black
shoes. The second suspect was wearing a striped beanie, gray
short-sleeved shirt, blue jogging pants with a thick white stripe down
the outside of each leg and black shoes. No weapons were seen. The
suspects were last seen leaving the area on foot, southwest through the
Mesa Housing complex.
The suspects have not been apprehended and the investigation is
If you have information that could be helpful in this investigation,
please contact the UC San Diego Police Department at (858) 534-4357 or
send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The remainder of this email provides general information about
preventing and reporting a robbery, and is not necessarily related to
If you are a victim of a robbery:
Your personal safety is more important than money or
Believe the robber if they say they have a gun, knife or other
Try to maintain a calm demeanor. Dont make sudden moves or
try to apprehend the suspect yourself. Concentrate on remembering a
description of the suspect and when safe to do so, call police
immediately by dialing 9-1-1.
Assess the situation. Remember every situation is different;
you are the only one who can decide the appropriate course of action. Seek medical attention as required.
Consider contacting confidential campus support resources:
o UC San Diego students visit Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): http://caps.ucsd.edu and (858) 534-3755.
o UC San Diego faculty and staff visit Faculty & Staff Assistance
Program (FSAP): http://blink.ucsd.edu/sponsor/hr/org-chart/fsap.html and
o UC San Diego Health Sciences benefits-eligible faculty and staff
visit Liveandworkwell operated by Optum/United Behavioral Health:
http://liveandworkwell.com and (866) 808-6205 (use company code UCSDMC).
To help reduce the risk of being the victim of a robbery:
Report suspicious activity immediately to the UC San Diego
Police Department by calling 9-1-1.
Think ahead. Thinking about your options ahead of time and
discussing them with others may help you make quick decisions under
Attend a self-defense training. Visit
Use the UC San Diego Safety Escort Program. Call (858)
534-WALK, available daily from dusk to dawn.
Whenever possible, travel well-lit, busy routes. Avoid
walking or parking in shadowed areas. Have your keys in your hand as
you approach your door.
Avoid displaying and carrying large sums of money in public. Only carry the credit cards you need.
Be careful with purses or wallets. Carry a purse close to
your body, but do not loop or wrap straps around you. A purse snatcher
could injure you. Keep wallets in an inside pocket.
When using an ATM, have your ATM card ready and in your hand
as you approach the ATM. Be careful that no one can see you entering
your pin and do not count or visually display any money you received
from the ATM.
Know the location of Campus Emergency Telephones on routes to
and from campus destinations.
The information about this incident is being reported to you in
accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy
and Campus Crime Statistics Act.