Theft of student laptops trending on security crime log

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PATRICK MARAVELIAS, Channels Staff

April 16 – 2:30 p.m.

Campus security received a report from a student that her bike was stolen from the racks in front of the International Education Center. The bike in question was a blue and gray Outback mountain bike with a brown seat. The student locked her bike on April 6 and when she returned on April 9 the bike was gone. The front tire and lock were still attached to the bike rack.

April 15 – 11:35 a.m.

Security received a report from a student regarding a stolen laptop. It was left in her backpack in a secured locker in the women’s locker room. She left the backpack there from 5:20 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on April 14. When she returned, the locker appeared to be intact and still bolted shut. The student left with her backpack and realized the laptop was missing though everything else remained untouched. The computer was a Macbook Air valued around $1000.

April 15 – 5:30 p.m.

A student reported to security that another laptop was stolen in the Learning Resource Center. The student and her instructor were working by themselves. They left the room for roughly five to 10 minutes. The laptop, which was being stored underneath a desk next to her backpack, was missing when they returned.

The laptop was a Macbook Pro in a black case valued around $1300.