Student reports attempted burglary at residence on UD Campus

Attempted burglary on University of Dayton Campus



DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) The University is warning students and faculty of an attempted burglary that happened Sunday morning.

The police chief released this message on twitter:

2NEWS has contacted the University for more information and they provided a letter sent to students and staff:

“The Department of Public Safety is providing this information to notify the University of Dayton community regarding an occurrence in the South Student Neighborhood.

At approximately 5:15 AM on September 18, 2016 a male student reported that an attempted burglary had just occurred at a University of Dayton residence on Stonemill Road.

The student reported he was awakened by the sound of his bedroom window being opened.

“I was still dazed and confused from being asleep and I ended up asking the guy, I was like, “What’s going on, man” and he jumped out of the window faster than a gunshot and he was just out of there,” said the student.

University of Dayton police officers searched the neighborhood but were unable to locate the suspect.

If you have additional information regarding this incident, please contact the Department of Public Safety dispatcher at 937-229-2121.

If you witness a similar incident or any other suspicious or criminal behavior, please report it immediately to Public Safety.

Please ensure your doors and windows are secured when you leave the residence and before retiring for the night.  Please do not leave your personal items unattended in a public area. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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