Authorities search for suspect in UA bookstore burglary

Authorities search for suspect in UA bookstore burglary
Police say this image shows the suspect involved in a burglary at the University of Arizona bookstore on Friday, July 3, 2020. Authorities are searching for the man who is believe to be around 5-feet-9- to 11-inches tall with a medium build and long dark hair. (Source: University of Arizona Police Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Investigators with the University of Arizona Police Department are searching for a suspect involved in a burglary on campus.

In a news release, officials say the burglary happened Friday, July 3 just before 4 p.m. at the bookstore located in the university’s medical college. After an emergency alarm alerted the authorities, police arrived on the scene where they found broken glass and blood. It was evident merchandise was missing from the store as well.

Authorities are searching for a suspect involved in a burglary at an on-campus book at the University of Arizona on Friday, July 3, 2020.
Authorities are searching for a suspect involved in a burglary at an on-campus book at the University of Arizona on Friday, July 3, 2020. (Source: University of Arizona Police Department)

Based on security photos taken of the suspect at the scene, police are searching for a man with a medium build and long dark hair. He is 5-feet-9- to 11-inches tall and wore a gray, collard shirt, black pants, white shoes and carried a backpack during the burglary, the release stated.

Anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts should call Det. John Dorer at 520-621-827. To remain anonymous, call the UAPD tip line 621-TIPS (8477) or 88-CRIME.

Authorities are searching for a suspect involved in a burglary at an on-campus book at the University of Arizona on Friday, July 3, 2020.
Authorities are searching for a suspect involved in a burglary at an on-campus book at the University of Arizona on Friday, July 3, 2020. (Source: University of Arizona Police Department)
Authorities are searching for a suspect involved in a burglary at an on-campus book at the University of Arizona on Friday, July 3, 2020.
Authorities are searching for a suspect involved in a burglary at an on-campus book at the University of Arizona on Friday, July 3, 2020. (Source: University of Arizona Police Department)

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