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Campus Alert



DATE: 01/14/2014

TIME: Approximately 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION: House on 15th Avenue South across from Academic and Dining Construction site.

INCIDENT INFORMATION: At approximately 6:00 p.m., a Belmont student living in a house on 15th Avenue South reported noticing a laptop missing from a bedroom in the house after she had been in the bathroom and left the front door unlocked for a guest to arrive. At present we have unconfirmed reports of a suspect but no reliable physical description. Regardless, all members of the Belmont campus community are urged to secure their belongings behind locked doors in their on and off campus residences.

•Lock exterior doors to your residence at all times
•Do not open the door to strangers, especially when home alone
•Keep a record of valuables serial numbers
•Report suspicious activity immediately

Campus Security
Non-Emergency (615) 460-6617
Emergency (615) 460-6911

Metro Police
Non-Emergency (615) 862-8600
Emergency 911


This security alert supplements the alert issued on January 14, 2014 to include a description of the suspect. Earlier this evening a residence on 15th Avenue approximately four blocks north of Wedgewood Avenue was broken into. The description of the suspect in that crime is similar to an unconfirmed description of a possible suspect related to the theft reported from the house on 15th Avenue across from the academic and dining construction site.

Suspect description:

  • Black Male
  • Short Dreadlocks
  • Approximately 25 years old
  • Approximately 180 lbs
  • Approximately 6’0