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    Police Beat

    A woman was robbed in front of the Delta Gamma sorority house, 1448 E. First St., on Monday night.

    At 10 p.m., a woman on the phone with her brother was alone and pacing outside the building when a man passed her and doubled back to pass her again several times. Finally, he struck her between the throat and chin, pushing her head back, and grabbed her purse, tearing it away from her and then running away and jumping into a red sports car at the intersection of North Vine Avenue and East First Street.

    Police found the woman crying and surrounded by friends. She went to the University of Arizona Police Department station, 1852 E. First St., to make a composite sketch of her assailant.

    She described him as a husky white male, about 5 feet 3 inches tall with brown curly hair, wearing a red T-shirt and backwards white baseball cap.

    She said the purse was a Louis Vuitton worth $800. It contained a digital camera, $20 in cash, two credit cards, the woman’s driver’s license and her keys.

    Police arrested a man on multiple outstanding warrants at 1:42 p.m. Monday. Police saw two men at a bus stop at East Speedway Boulevard and North Warren Avenue, with a 40-ounce bottle of beer sitting between them. When questioned, the men claimed the beer was unopened.

    After running a records check on the men, police discovered that one of them had a UAPD warrant for a liquor law violation and a warrant from the South Tucson Police Department for obstructing a court order.

    The man was arrested and booked into Pima County Jail.

    Police were dispatched to the Sixth Street Parking Garage, 1201 E. Sixth St., at 12:56 p.m. Monday.

    A man said his Sebring had been broken into and his Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) stolen.

    He said the top of his car had been up when he parked it, and that he had already taken steps to have the RFID canceled.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    A purple mountain bike and accompanying silver chain and lock were stolen Monday from outside the Pharmacy building, 1703 E. Mabel St. Police responded at 8:53 a.m. to reports of the bike’s theft. The owner said the lock and chain were worth $10, and the bike was worth $800.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Police responded to reports of a bike stolen at Sky View Apartments, 1050 E. Sixth St., at 8:47 a.m. Monday.

    The owner said a Schwinn bike had been stolen along with the U-lock securing it.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Police found graffiti spray-painted in red on the east side of the Lunar and Planetary Sciences building, 1415 N. Sixth Ave., at 3:20 a.m. Monday.

    Police have no suspects or witnesses.

    Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. A complete list of UAPD activity can be found at
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