May 14, 2018


SUBJECT:    Timely Warning – Attempted Burglary

On 05/14/2018 at 5:10 am, the UC San Diego Police Department received a
report of a burglary attempt that had just occurred at the 6th College
Apartments. The reporting party stated that an unknown person removed
the living room window screen and began opening the window. The
residents interrupted the suspect, who fled the area. The residents did
not see the suspect. At this time, there is no description of the

The suspect has not been apprehended and the investigation is on-going.

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

The remainder of this email provides general information about
preventing and reporting a burglary and is not necessarily related to
this incident.

If you are the victim of a burglary or you discover someone inside your

• If possible, immediately leave your residence and go to a safe area
(e.g., a neighbor’s apartment or a public place).
• Contact the UC San Diego Police Department by calling 9-1-1.
• If you are unable to leave your residence, secure yourself and family
members in a safe location, turn on all available lights, and contact
the police immediately.
• Consider contacting confidential campus support resources:
o UC San Diego students – visit Counseling and Psychological Services
(CAPS): and (858) 534-3755.
o UC San Diego faculty and staff – visit Faculty & Staff Assistance
Program (FSAP): and
(858) 534-5523.
o UC San Diego Health Sciences benefits-eligible faculty and staff –
visit Liveandworkwell operated by Optum/United Behavioral Health: and (866) 808-6205 (use company code UCSDMC).

To help reduce the risk of being the victim of a burglary:

• Ensure doors and windows are closed and locked. During periods of
high temperatures, use a lock or item which only allows the window to
open small distances.
• If you live on campus and your windows or doors won’t lock, please
contact Housing Maintenance at (858) 534-2600 or email them at:
• If your office windows or doors won’t lock, please contact Facilities
Management. Visit
• Be aware of your surroundings. If you see suspicious activity, call
the UC San Diego Police Department immediately via 9-1-1.
• Know the location of campus emergency telephones on routes to and from
campus destinations.
• Avoid displaying and/or placing high value items close to windows.
Items such as computers, cellular phones, wallets, and purses can be
easily grabbed from open windows and also may be incentives for
criminals to try and enter the residence. Secure your valuables at all
• Be alert and aware. Pay full attention to who is around when you
leave and return to your residence or office. If returning at night,
leave a light on inside as a visual deterrent.
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.