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July 23, 2014 - 3:32 pm

INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE FROM ALERT CAROLINA: UNC Police Seek Information in Burglary Investigation

UNC Police are seeking help in their investigation into the report of a burglary to a room at Granville Towers West occurring on Tuesday afternoon, July 22.

A resident reported to the Department of Public Safety Wednesday afternoon (July 23) that someone had entered her room and taken approximately $450 in cash from her wallet. No suspect information was provided.

Anyone with information which might aid in the investigation should call 9-1-1 or call CrimeStoppers at 919-942-7515. Calls to CrimeStoppers are confidential and anonymous, and the caller may be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. You can also leave tips for CrimeStoppers at

Continue to monitor Alert Carolina website ( for any updates in the investigation into this incident. Students should take extra precautions: make sure to keep room doors locked at all times, don’t allow strangers to “piggy-back” through entrances to residence halls or any campus buildings, and call 9-1-1 immediately to report any and all suspicious activity on or near campus. For a list of additional safety tips, see the following link through the Alert Carolina page:

About Informational Messages: The University sends an Informational Message to inform the campus community about a situation that is not an emergency, but is expected to be of significant interest to the campus. An Informational Message is one of three tiers of communication under the University’s revised emergency communications plan. Emergency Warning refers to a siren activation for a significant emergency. And a Timely Warning is issued if there is a continuing danger AND notification will not compromise law enforcement efforts.