Burglary - 09/26/2022

09/26/2022 09:41 AM

Timely Warning
Burglary – Sam Houston State University

This notice is sent in compliance with The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Statistics Act.

On Sunday, September 25, 2022, Sam Houston State University Police Department received a report of a burglary of habitation at Piney Woods Hall (2120 Avenue I). The complainant stated they believe someone entered their locked room, without authorization, and took property without their consent.

An investigator has been assigned to this case. If you have any information regarding this crime, please contact the University Police Department at 936-294-1800.

Crime Prevention Tip: Hide, lock or take valuable items to help prevent the loss of personal property. Keep doors and windows secured, lock or hide items of valuable property, or take items (when feasible) with you.

The University Police Department is a 24/7 full-service state law enforcement agency.

Campus is operating as normal.

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