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Published on February 27, 2024
Fort Worth and TCU Police Seek Public's Help to Identify Burglary Suspects in Campus NeighborhoodGoogle Maps

Fort Worth's TCU neighborhood is on high alert as police from both the university and the city work together following two attempted burglaries at off-campus housing, with surveillance video capturing a suspect brandishing what appears to be a firearm. The footage, shared by the TCU Police Department, depicts the alarming early Monday incident involving two suspects attempting to breach a residence at around 4 a.m. in the 3100 block of Sandage Avenue, as per WFAA.

In the wake of these events, security measures have been ramped up, with TCU and Fort Worth police beefing up patrols in the concerned area, as they also issued an appeal to the public seeking information about the suspects the video is grainy but it is alarming, the TCU Police Department has provided a contact number (817) 257-7777 for those who might recognize the individuals involved. According to FOX 4, a TCU campus bulletin flyer that shows a still from the surveillance footage is circulating, explicitly urging the campus community to "remain vigilant and immediately report any suspicious activity to TCU Police."

Tracy Carter, a spokesperson for the Fort Worth Police Department, emphasized the weight of the ongoing investigation, "They are definitely aware, and our investigators are looking into it," and reaffirmed the solidarity between the two institutions, "The one thing about us, TCU and Fort Worth, we have a great partnership on both sides," she told FOX 4. Furthermore, the police department is asking anyone who has seen anything out of hand to come forward with information to hasten the investigation.

Amidst the urgency to resolve the case, the authorities remain dedicated to addressing the threat, "We’re going to do everything we can to talk to this person and see why they were doing what they were doing," Carter conveyed her determination to get to the bottom of the suspects' motivations and activities in the statement obtained by FOX 4. The collaboration between TCU and Fort Worth police is a pivotal element of the strategy to ensure campus safety and deter future transgressions against the student body.