NC State issues crime alert after attempted dorm room burglary
Posted March 5, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. — North Carolina State University Police were investigating a burglary that happened early Thursday at North Hall.
According to investigators, a student woke up at about 3:15 a.m. to find an unidentified man going through a dresser in his dorm room. The man, who was wearing an orange shirt and khaki pants, fled the area after being confronted by the resident.
No injuries were reported, and no other information about the burglary has been released.
N.C. State police reminded students to take the following steps to stay safe.
- Assailants target residences where doors and windows are left unlocked or unsecured. Always lock residence doors and windows when at home and when you leave.
- Assailants may try to gain access into a residence by using force or deception. Don't open your door for or let someone in your residence that you don't know.
- If you feel unsafe in any situation, trust your instinct and contact University Police immediately to report suspicious activities or crimes on campus by calling 911 or 919-515-3000.