WESTWOOD–The UCPD in Westwood are searching for two men who burglarized a UCLA student’s North Village apartment on Friday, June 2.
At about 2:38 a.m., the student was returning to his apartment on Gayley Avenue when he saw a man that was climbing out of his bedroom window. He soon heard another man yell, “Hurry up!” and saw the pair run west toward Landfair Avenue.
The student’s Apple MacBook laptop was missing. The student reported the incident to authorities at 2:40 a.m.
Authorities have described the suspect as a Black male, standing around 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighing around 170 pounds. He was seen wearing a red plaid shirt, dark grey pants and white shoes.
The other suspect is described as a Caucasian male, standing around 6 feet and 4 inches tall and was seen wearing a white T-shirt.
The UCPD recommends all students living within the area to lock all doors and windows and to always dial 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. For non-emergencies, program the UCLA PD dispatch phone number into your cell phone – (310) 825-1491.
For those who would like to report a crime, but not reveal their identity, the anonymous message hotline allows individuals to leave specific information about a crime while ensuring confidentiality by calling (310) 794-5824 or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.com. Visit https://www.ucpd.ucla.edu/emergency-information/anonymous-reporting for more information regarding the Anonymous Reporting Line.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the UCPD at (310) 825-1491 and refer to report #17-1164.
Written By Alyssa Alvarado and Casey Jacobs