The UC Santa Barbara Police Department reported a pattern of burglaries at Anacapa Dormitory Hall at around 4:20 a.m. on April 19, according to a Timely Warning sent to the campus community.

The perpetrator — described as “Asian male with brown hair, 20 to 25 years old, 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 5 inches, wearing grey sweatpants or grey shorts” — reportedly trespassed into multiple resident rooms, rummaged through personal items and tried other door handles. 

UCSB Police Department is actively investigating this crime. 

The Nexus will continue to report on this topic as more information becomes available.


Asumi Shuda
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