The same apartment had been burglarized earlier on the weekend, campus police said in a crime alert.
The burglar who was seen by the student and her companion "was seen fleeing on foot," the crime alert said. "A white van was also seen fleeing the scene and may have been involved with the burglary."
Here is the full text of the police alert:
A burglary occurred sometime between the hours 3:30 p.m. Friday, 11/29/13 and 2:58 p.m. Saturday, 11/30/13 to an apartment in the University Village at Albany. The burglary suspect(s) entered the apartment via an open window. UCPD case number 13-04609.
The same residence was again burglarized sometime between 9:00 p.m., on Saturday, 11/30/13 and 1 p.m., Sunday, 12/1/13. The burglar(s entered the residence via unknown means. The victims, a female student and an unaffiliated male, interrupted the burglary when they arrived home. A suspect was seen fleeing on foot. A white van was also seen fleeing the scene and may have been involved with the burglary. UCPD case number 13-04616.There are no further suspect descriptions at this time. If you see any suspicious activities near your residence please call UCPD immediately.
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