Possible Threat to the Community
"Your Right to Know"
Monday, September 1, 2014
In compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 the University Police are giving notice of a disturbing act of violence reported to have occurred in Spruce Hall, on the Altoona campus of Penn State University.
REPORTED OFFENSE: Reported Burglary: A Burglary and Theft was reported to have occurred in a University Residence Hall known as Spruce Hall between 6:00 PM Wednesday April 2, 2014 and 8:00 PM Thursday April 3, 2014. Spruce Hall is located on the campus of Penn State Altoona along Gwin Road.
SUSPECTS: There are no suspects at this time.
The victim, a Student, reported that sometime between 6:00 PM Wednesday April 2, 2014 and 8:00 PM Thursday April 3, 2014, an unknown person or persons entered the residence hall room and stole a black case containing a Canon Rebel T3i camera, an additional Canon lens, and charger.
It can be assumed that conditions continue to exist that may pose a threat to members and guests of the University community. It is the duty of the institution to warn of possible “dangerous conditions” on or near the campus, and at affiliate organizations off campus; an “affirmative duty” exists to warn persons associated with this University of possible peril at the hands of some third party or parties.
Students are encouraged to keep their door locked at all times when not in their rooms.
Students are encouraged to report crimes immediately upon their discovery.
If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation, contact:
Penn State Altoona University Police at 814-949-5222
3000 Ivyside Park Willow Building, Altoona, PA 16601
or anonymously at www.altoona.psu.edu/police/report.php