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Stanford University Students on Alert Amid Reports of Battery, Attempted Burglary

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    A case involving battery and an attempted burglary were reported at Stanford University student on Saturday morning, police said.

    (Published Monday, May 8, 2017)

    A case involving battery and an attempted burglary were reported at Stanford University student on Saturday morning, police said.

    The battery occurred at about 1 a.m. on the east side of campus. Police are describing the suspect as an unshaven man about 20 years old and about 6 feet 1 inch tall. He was wearing a red and white Cleveland Cavaliers jersey.

    Also, police said the university's department of public safety was told of an attempted burglary that occurred Saturday on the first floor of Roble Hall.

    The student heard noises at his window. The student went to the window and saw a person holding the window screen open.

    The suspect ran away when he was spotted. Police are describing the suspect as a man in his 30s with short dark hair and a heavy build. The man was about 5 feet 9 inches tall.

    Police are encouraging students and visitors to be alert and protect themselves. They also urged students and visitors to keep doors and windows locked and to report suspicious and criminal activity to police as soon as possible.

    Anyone with more information is asked to call Stanford police at (650) 329-2413.

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