French House Break-In Sparks Police Search
Robber fled when student screamed
Boston University Police are searching for a man who brokeinto the French House at
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“An incident likethis is a stark reminder to all of us to make sure that we properly secure allexterior doors and windows,” said Boston University Police Chief Thomas Robbins,who described the incident as an apparent robbery-in-progress. “We should alsobe sure to lock interior doors when we leave rooms unattended and when wesleep.”
The intruder wasdescribed as a black male, 23 to 24 years old, six feet tall, and weighingabout 180 pounds, with short dark hair and a moustache. Police said he waswearing a dark sweatband around his head, a dark gray sweatshirt, and bluejeans.
Robbins said the student, who was uninjured, was offeredmedical treatment and counseling services, but declined both. He said the BU Police Department has broadcast a description of the suspect to surroundingcities and towns and is conducting a full investigation of the incident.
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