Emergency Action Plan

Emergency Information

SECURITY ALERT: Monday, March 23

The Durham Tech Police Department has received a report from a student that two individuals in a silver Toyota sedan attempted to steal his cell phone while he was walking in the parking lot beside the Newton Building. The incident occurred around 2 p.m. today.The student was standing near the automotive parking fence, looking at his cell phone, when the car pulled up beside him and the passenger reached out and grabbed his phone. The student held onto his phone and was dragged a short distance before the passenger let go. The student retained his cell phone, but sustained minor injuries to his knees.The Durham Tech Police Department is investigating and other local agencies have been advised.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Durham Tech Police Department at 919-536-7255.

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During an emergency, this page will be updated regularly with emergency information for the Durham Tech community. Updates will be specific to Durham Tech operations.

Emergency Contacts

Campus Emergency: dial 5555 using a campus phone or 919-536-7255, ext. 5555 using a cell phone.

Closings: 919-536-7200, the home page of the Durham Tech website, or see the list of TV and radio stations.

The college is committed to the safety and security of all members of the college community. In times of emergency, the college will provide appropriate campus-wide response to assure safety and minimize losses.

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