Theft at Ross-Ade leads to plea from Purdue police

Courtesy: Purdue University Police
Courtesy: Purdue University Police

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Purdue police hope that a theft at Ross-Ade doesn’t lead to criminal charges.

Investigators said a pair of Block P flags, one gold and one black, were stolen from the south end zone near the newly constructed beer garden. A field wrap was also stolen.

The flags are 3.5 feet by 2.5 feet and the field wrap is 10 feet by 5 feet.

According to surveillance video, it’s believed to have happened late Saturday night.

Police say the items can be returned no questions asked to the police station by Saturday 8 a.m. Otherwise criminal charges may be pursued. Because the value is more than a $1,000, the charge could be a felony.

Officers said an email was sent out to both Residential Life and Greek Life with the hope that the thieves would get the message and return the property.

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