Since July 28, there have been five motor vehicle thefts reported on or near campus. Three of the incidents occurred at student organizations on Elm Street and two incidents occurred on campus parking lots. Three of the vehicles did not show any sign of forced entry, one vehicle was entered by force, and the keys were left in the last vehicle.
The incidents were reported to the Springfield Police Department. One vehicle was recovered and a suspect was arrested during the recovery of the vehicle. The Springfield Police Department is investigating the incidents.
If you have any information concerning this incident, you are encouraged to contact the Springfield Police Department at (417) 864-1810 or 9-1-1 for immediate assistance.
- Always lock your vehicle
- Remove your keys and items of value from your vehicle
- If you see suspicious activity, contact Springfield Police at 9-1-1
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