University Police were searching for the stolen vehicle — a blue 2022 Jeep Compass with a Pennsylvania plate, LVY9972. The vehicle was last seen heading right onto University Ave. near the intersection with High Street.
Anyone who spots the vehicle was asked to contact University Police immediately at 304-293-3136.
The victim, a University employee, reported leaving the vehicle unlocked with items visible inside of it.
WVU is committed to providing a safe campus for the protection of the University community. University officials remind students to always remain aware of their surroundings, walk in well-lit areas and consider other personal safety tips, advice and services located at safety.wvu.edu and police.wvu.edu.
The following safety tips are designed to help avoid potential crime.
- Lock your vehicle when unattended, and don’t leave items visible.
- Anyone who believes they are in danger should immediately call 911.
- If you witness a potentially dangerous situation or a crime, call 911 or WVUPD.
- Download the WVU LiveSafe app.
- Always be aware of your surroundings.
West Virginia University Resources:
- WVU Police Department – 911 | 304-293-2677 | 304-293-3136
- WVU CARE Team
- WVU Carruth Center – 304-293-4431
- WVU Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – 304-293-5600
- WVU Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities – 304-293-8111
- WVU Faculty and Staff Assistance Program – 304-293-5590
- WVU Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center – 304-292-5100
- WVU Office of Campus and Community Life – 304-293-5611
- WVU Student Health – 304-285-7200
- WVU Division of Student Life – 304-293-5811
A Campus Warning is part of the WVU three-tiered emergency notification system used to enhance student and employee safety and provide useful information to the community.
MEDIA CONTACT: April Kaull
Executive Director of Communications
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