LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say two UCLA students had laptops stolen, among other valuables, in hot prowl burglaries this week.
The incidents occurred off-campus at the students’ apartments, according to a crime alert issued by the University of California, Police Department.
Police said the first burglary occurred about 11 p.m. Monday, at an apartment with an unlocked front door, in the 600 block of Kelton Avenue.
There, police say, the unknown suspect made off with the victim’s wallet, Apple iPod and a laptop.
The second burglary occurred about 2:30 a.m. at an apartment in the 600 block of Levering Avenue, police said. Three laptops were reported taken from that residence, police said.
A suspect description was not provided.
In the meantime, police asked the campus community to secure windows and doors and remove all valuables from plain sight.
Anyone with more information about these crimes was asked to call the UCLA Police Department at (310) 825-1491, and refer to reports 14-1916 and 14-1917.