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Surveillance image of the white SUV connected to the vehicle break-ins on south campus.

Theft investigation

UD Police investigate thefts in south campus parking lots


6:20 p.m., Sept. 19, 2012--University of Delaware Police are investigating several incidents of someone breaking into vehicles parked in south campus parking lots on Wednesday, Sept. 19.

During these incidents, which occurred between 11:04 and 11:53 a.m., the suspect backed in next to the vehicles, shattered glass and then entered the vehicles, removing stereos and parts. 

UD Police have released a surveillance photo that shows a vehicle connected to the incidents -- a white SUV, possibly a Saturn Vue.

Anyone with questions or information is asked to contact UD Police at 302-831-2222.

Safety tips

Members of the University community are reminded to follow these basic safety tips:

• Lock your doors.

• Don't leave valuables, such as computers, telephones or text books, in plain view.

• Park in well lit, densely populated areas.

• Be on the look out for anyone who looks out of place and call 911 immediately to report any suspicious behavior. 

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