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ND police apprehends burglars

Observer Staff Report | Monday, October 11, 2010

Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) apprehended two juveniles Thursday night after finding a stolen computer in their possession, said Dave Chapman, assistant director for NDSP.

After several thefts recently occurred in dorms, NDSP officers had been looking for the suspects.

“One of our officers saw two subjects who fit the description of the people we were looking for,” Chapman said.

In checking the suspects’ backpacks, officers found a stolen computer. The owner of the computer, who lives in Zahm Hall, was filing a report at the same time, Chapman said.

“Obviously, the theft just occurred right before we stopped them,” he said. “It was a heck of a job by the officers.”

Chapman said the two juveniles were not necessary involved in the other incidents and NDSP will continue investigations into previous thefts.

Chapman asked students to contact NDSP and report anything they witness that seems out of the ordinary.

“I encourage students to call us if they see any suspicious activity,” he said.