Stay safe, be smart during the holidays, police urge

Campus Police are investigating the theft of credit cards from Cook Hall on the Bayfront Campus. Unknown persons removed items from unlocked offices and then used those credit card off-campus at local merchants. The thefts may have occurred midafternoon on Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Please report any suspicious activity to Campus Police at 941-487-4210 or from any blue emergency phone.

A reminder for the holidays:

  • During winter break, don’t leave valuables on campus;
  • Lock your offices and/or vehicles;
  • Don’t leave valuables in your vehicle in plain view;
  • Lock packages in the trunk of the car;
  • Park in well-lit areas;
  • Be aware of your surroundings;
  • Have keys ready before you get into your car.

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