UB alert following dorm room burglaries

Red Jacket Quadrangle, State University at Buffalo
Red Jacket Quadrangle, State University at Buffalo

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – State University Police are warning students to keep their dorm rooms locked after several larcenies in the Red Jacket Quadrangle.

UB sent out a campus alert to warn students on campus about burglaries that took place on Feb. 13 and 25 and Mar. 2.  All occurred between 3 a.m. and 8 a.m. in residences that were left unlocked.

The campus police describe a pair of suspects, who are possibly non-students. One suspect is a 30-year-old black male with stocky build, wearing a blue hoodie and a dark hat and had light facial hair. A second suspect is described as a tall thin black female between the age of 20 and 30, wearing a red bandana and jeans.

The UB Alert said the suspects are entering rooms uninvited and claiming to be in the wrong room if a resident is present.

Anyone with information about the crimes and suspects to call UPD at (716) 645-2227.

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