Laptop and cameras stolen in Prospect Street burglary

6:30 p.m. update: The University issued a public safety alert about the burglary, confirming it occurred in the Car Barn.

According to the alert, the suspect is described as a short, black male. The suspect was seen wearing a blue coat, carrying a large backpack, and riding a red mountain bike.

Original post: A laptop, digital camera, and video camera were stolen from the an office building on the 3500 block of Prospect Street between Sunday and Monday morning.

According to Metropolitan Police Department Officer Abigail Hughes, “an unknown tool” was used to force open the office’s front door between 11:10 a.m. and 9:20 a.m. Once inside, the unknown burglar (or burglars) forced open additional doors and stole the electronic equipment.

Although University officials have not confirmed the location of the burglary, the Car Barn is the only office building located on the block.

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