UC Santa Barbara police are investigating a burglary that occurred on Thursday at the Humanities and Social Science building on the UCSB campus.
Authorities say the suspect(s) entered an unlocked office between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and took a laptop and phone. There is no description of the suspect or suspects.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the UCSB Police Department at 805-893-3446.
UCPD reminds the community to keep doors and windows locked when away from home and offices, even for short periods of time. The following tips are suggested to avoid becoming a victim of theft:
Ensure that all doors, windows and desks are closed and locked. Do not prop open doors. Immediately report inoperable and latches to the appropriate maintenance personnel. Never leave purses, wallets, electronics or other valuables in plain sight. Immediately report all suspicious persons, vehicles and activities to the UCSB Police Department at 805-893-3446. Use safety services offered by UCSB, such as the emergency phones identified by a blue light. When walking to and from campus and Isla Vista locations, you can request an escort by calling 805-893-2000 or by calling on the emergency phones located throughout the UCSB campus.