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Timely Warning: Motor Vehicle Theft (4/15/19)

Incident Location: 1900 SUNNYSIDE AV

Date Reported/Discovered: 4/15/2019

Time Reported: 11:15 PM EDT

Incident: At approximately 11:15 PM, a black 2018 Volkswagon Golf Wagon was stolen from the 1900 block of Sunnyside Av. The registered owner advised he left his vehicle running and was away from the vehicle when it was taken. The student was not injured during the incident.

Suspect(s): 2 black males, unknown clothing description

Safety Information and Protective Steps

Many auto thefts are crimes of "opportunity".  Leaving the keys in your car (even a "hidden" spare key) greatly increases your chances of having your car stolen.

  • Don't leave your keys in your car
  • Secure your windows doors whenever you leave your car, regardless of how long you plan to be gone
  • Park in well‐lit areas
  • Do not leave valuables and packages in your car
  • Immediately report any suspicious activity on campus to UNCSA Police and Public Safety 336-770-3362

For additional valuable crime prevention information visit https://www.uncsa.edu/mysa/police/

 Reporting Avenues

This information is being released in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses, including timely warnings of crimes that may represent a threat to the safety of students or employees.

Safety Notice- Off Campus Incident (4/7/19)

On April 7, 2019 at approximately 10:25 pm, Winston Salem City Police Department conducted a traffic stop near the greenway underneath highway 52. Four individuals were encountered in the vehicle. 3 subjects are in custody after a gun was discovered, and the other subject fled the city officers. The city’s tracking K9s are actively attempting to locate the suspect. At this time, tracks are leading towards the Main Street/Waughtown area, but not onto campus. UNCSA police officers are circulating the area, assisting with security checks on campus and the campus perimeter, but at this time it is not believed they came onto campus.

The suspect pursed as described as  black male wearing an orange hoodie, black pants, possibly wearing a backpack. Subject is possibly armed with a gun. 

The Winston Salem Police Department is investigating and would like your help in identifying the suspect.

Please call the UNCSA Police Department (336-770-3362) or the Winston Salem City Police Department (336-773-7700) if you have additional information on this incident.


-Walk in pairs and/or groups at night.
-Walk in well lit areas.
-UNCSA Police provide security escorts from anywhere on campus. Escorts may be completed by vehicle, golf cart or by foot patrol.


On Campus Emergency (from any campus extension): 55
On Campus Emergency (off campus extension): 336-770-3362
Anonymous Tip Line: 336-770-1414

Safety Notice - Off Campus Incident (3/21/2019)

 On Wednesday afternoon, March 20, 2019, the Winston Salem Police Department was notified of an incident which occurred off campus, on the Salem Creek Greenway near the 1200 block of Broad Street. The location is near our campus on the opposite side of the YWCA on Broad Street. The incident is described as an assault and stabbing. The suspect was riding a one-wheeled skateboard and knocked the victim down, during which the victim suffered the other injuries as well. The victim was treated at the hospital and released.

 The Winston Salem Police Department is investigating and would like your help in identifying the suspect who was described by the victim as a black male in his 20s, thin, wearing a burgundy jacket and orange pants, riding a one-wheeled skateboard.

Please call the UNCSA Police Department (336-770-3362) or the Winston Salem City Police Department (336-773-7700) if you have additional information on this incident.

 Safety Tips:
-Walk in pairs and/or groups at night.
-Walk in well lit areas.
-Remain aware of your surroundings at all times.

On Campus Emergency (from any campus extension): 55
On Campus Emergency (off campus extension): 336-770-3362
Anonymous Tip Line: 336-770-1414

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Clarisse Davis

Emergency Management Coordinator
davisc@uncsa.edu

336-770-3321