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Date Reported:  2/16/20

Date Occurred: 2/15/20 & 2/16/20

Reported Offense:  Robbery

Definition:  Robbery A person is guilty of Robbery if, in the course of committing a theft, he:  threatens another with or intentionally puts him/her in fear of immediate serious bodily injury; commits or threatens immediately to commit any felony of the 1st or 2nd degree; physically takes or removes property from the person of another by force however slight.

Location Description:  Fairview Suites, 200 N Fairview St, Lock Haven PA 17745

Incident Summary:  An Assault and Robbery were reported to the Lock Haven University Public Safety Department on February 16, 2020 at approximately 730pm.  The Assault and Robbery occurred fro approximately 11pm on 2/15/20 until approx 2:30am on February 16, 2020 at Fairview Suiters.  The victim, an LHU student, reported that they were assaulted and robbed by a male known to them.  The suspect has been taken into custody by LHU Public Safety.

Precautionary Steps:

In situation where someone might be harmed or is struggling, there is often someone else who notices the warning signs before the issue becomes a problem.  University members are encouraged to Step Up and get involved in Bystander Reporting.  Additional information is available at www.lockhaven.edu/hr/titleix/stepup.html

Crime victims are never at fault for being victimized.  Perpetrators alone are responsible for crimes and their effects.  LHU Public Safety officers the following suggestions that may help reduce the possibility of experiencing a crime.  

 * Leave a small light on to give the illusion that you are home.

* Keep doors and windows locked.  Report inoperable locks and latches to the appropriate University officials.

*Report all suspicious persons, vehicles, and activities to your University Public Safety Dept immediately.

*Don't compromise your safety for a roommate or friend who wants the door left unlocked.

* Do not admit strangers into your resident hall.

In any emergency situation, or if you see suspicious activity, call LHU Public Safety at 570-484-2278 via cell phone or 711 via University phone or 911 via wired phone.

We are issuing this in compliance with the “Timely Warning” provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.  If you have questions or further information about this incident, please contact us at PublicSafety@lockhaven.edu or 570-484-2278 24 hours a day.  You can find more information about the campus’ annual security & fire report at https://www.lockhaven.edu/publicsafety/2019ASR.pdf


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Public Safety

Tim Stringer, Director
Glennon Building, Lock Haven University
(570) 484-2278
Sherry Herritt, Secretary
Glennon Building, Lock Haven University
 (570) 484-2278
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