We have been made aware of a small number of recent incidents around the Boundary Road, Glenmoor Road and Firs Glen Road areas, with a male offender approaching female students.
Police are investigating the incidents, but to help keep yourself safe, please read and follow this important safety advice:
- If walking home late in the evening try to walk home with friends
- Have your mobile phone with you and don’t hesitate to ring 999 if you feel in danger
- Try to avoid dark unlit areas
- Be aware of your surroundings: avoid wearing headphones or keep your music low
- If you see anybody or anything suspicious, get to a safe, lit area and call 999
Personal alarms are available to purchase from the SUBU Shop on Talbot Campus, priced at £1.90.
For more useful safety advice, go to the Live Life Safe website and safety and personal security information on the BU website. You can also find safety advice information in the Student Essentials section of our iBU mobile app.
If you wish to speak to one of the University Neighbourhood Police Team email them at email@example.com. The team also have an office on Talbot Campus (T108, Talbot House).
If you have any information about the recent incidents please contact Dorset Police on 101.