Incident description: The suspect entered a home while the residents were asleep. Once inside, the suspect took a set of keys and a laptop computer and ran in an unknown direction.

Time & date of incident: 2:41 a.m. on Dec. 22, 2020

Location: Off campus in the 1100 block W. 29th Street.

Suspect description: Male, Hispanic, 6 feet tall, slim build, wearing a black top over brown pants and carrying a backpack over the front of his body with a blue blanket draped over the backpack.

Suspect vehicle: No vehicle seen.

If you were in the vicinity during the time of this incident, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) asks for your help in identifying the suspect. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact DPS at (213) 740-6000 or the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) at (213) 485-6571. If you are ever in immediate danger, call LAPD at 911 or DPS at (213) 740-4321.

Help fight crime by reporting suspicious individuals and/or activity to DPS immediately. Please note that race, ethnicity, gender and/or religious affiliation are NOT considered the basis for suspicion; only behaviors are considered suspicious.

For information about preventing theft, please visit our theft prevention web page.


USC Department of Public Safety