Monday, November 9, 2009

2nd break-in reported this week in Eastern Michigan University residence hall

A thief or thieves entered an unlocked Eastern Michigan University dormitory room early today while the students were sleeping and stole several belongings, campus police said.
It was the second break-in of an occupied room at Phelps Hall this week.
EMU issued a crime alert about the incident, which occurred between 4:30 and 7:15 a.m.
The room was entered while the residents were sleeping; there were no signs of forced entry, the crime alert said. When the residents woke up, they noticed two laptops, two cell phones, cash, a PS3, and three video games were stolen.
Police said the residents didn't see anyone entering or leaving the room.
The Department of Public Safety is asking anyone with information to call (734) 487-1222 or at the anonymous tip line at (734) 487-4847.