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Money missing from hospital

Police are investigating a report of $1,000 stolen from Duke South Hospital. An employee told police Tuesday she discovered the money missing from a file cabinet in the Duke fitness office.

Car keyed in Whitford Drive lot

A student reported Friday that his 2003 Toyota 4Runner was scratched with a key. The student told police he parked in the Whitford Drive lot and discovered his vehicle had scratches on the driver and passenger sides, resulting in $1,500 in damage.

 Missing wallet found, cash inside taken

A visitor reported Saturday that $400 was missing from her wallet, which had been in the Duke North Cafeteria. The woman first reported the wallet missing and then notified police that the wallet had been found, but the money was gone.

 Projectors reported pilfered

Two ceiling video projectors were reported stolen June 2 from classrooms on West Campus. The first projector was reported stolen at noon from the Physics Building. The projector is worth $4,260. The other ceiling projector, worth $1,885, was reported stolen at 12:44 p.m. from the Social Sciences Building.

 Sprayer taken from Perkins addition

A paint sprayer was stolen this week from Perkins Library. The $4,500 sprayer was secured to a cable in the new addition of the library. The cable attaching the device was cut.


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