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News and Public Information Office
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Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056
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Crime Alert: Burglary in Minnich Hall


Miami University police alert the community to a burglary in Minnich Hall.

A female student reported that at about 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11, while she was asleep in her room, a male subject entered her unlocked residence in Minnich Hall, awakening her. The subject left the room after repeatedly being told to leave. The student then locked her door; she reports that a short while later someone knocked at her door for a long time. The student was unharmed. The suspect is described as a white male, college-aged, 6 feet or taller, skinny build, short dark hair and wearing jeans and a dark T-shirt.

The incident was reported to the Miami University police, who are investigating.

For more information, view this Crime Alert at

Students are reminded to keep their room doors locked any time the room is empty or when they are sleeping. Call 9-1-1 to report suspicious activity.


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