The University of St. Thomas Department of Public Safety has issued an alert regarding a burglary that took place near the university’s St. Paul campus late Sunday morning, April 3.

A student was in her unlocked apartment on the 1900 block of Marshall Avenue when a suspect entered and stole her purse.

Details about the incident, and crime-prevention tips, can be found on the Public Safety website. Go here and click on the alert titled “04/04/2011 – Alert – Marshall Ave Burglary.”