UK Police: Suspect wanted in connection to several theft cases around campus

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) –  Money, laptop computers, iPads, tools and other items have been taken from several locations on UK’s campus since May, according to police.

UK Police issued a crime bulletin on Tuesday afternoon saying they believe the crimes are connected to one person.

The University of Kentucky Police Department received the following reports that may be connected:

  • On May 22 an unoccupied room in Kroger Field was entered and items were taken.
  • On May 28 an unoccupied office in Bowman Hall was entered and tools were taken.
  • On May 28 several unoccupied offices in the Funkhouser Building were entered and several items were taken, including laptop computers and three iPads.
  • On June 1 an unoccupied office in the Bosomworth Health Sciences Research Building was entered and a laptop computer was taken.
  • On June 5 an unoccupied office in the Funkhouser Building was forcibly entered and a small amount of money and food was taken.

Police say the male suspect is 5’6” to 5’10″ in height, 150 to 180 pounds, brown hair with some facial hair.

If anyone has any information regarding these incidents, please contact UK Police at 859-257-8573.

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