The Winston-Salem Police Department responded on Friday, June 21, to a reported armed car theft at 126 Brookstown Avenue, near Wake Forest-owned property. The victim reported that she parked her vehicle and was walking to an apartment building when a man approached her and robbed her of her car keys at gunpoint. The suspect then fled the area in the victim’s vehicle, a dark gray 2015 Toyota Rav4 with N.C. license plate PHW2578. The suspect had originally arrived in the area riding a blue bicycle.

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700, Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800, or En Espanol 336-728-3904. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook. A Crime Stoppers Tip Form is also located online. Information provided to Crime Stoppers may be provided anonymously.

The Text-A-Tip Program can be reached at 336-276-1717 and allows you to text tips, photos and videos to the Winston-Salem Police Department. Please note that such text tips may not be made anonymously.

The University Police Department encourages students, faculty and staff to promptly report suspicious activity they may observe on and off campus. The University Police Department can be reached at 336-758-5911 (emergency) or 336-758-5591 (non-emergency), through the Wake Safe Mobile App or online. The department is located in Alumni Hall. With immediate concerns, all are encouraged to call the emergency number.

A list of Personal Safety & Crime Resources is available on the University Police Department website.

This Timely Notice is sent in compliance with the provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998.