After student muggings, off-campus apartment trying to tackle security problems

Rick Magliano

BATON ROUGE – A lot less than a week following two sisters have been robbed at gunpoint at The Legacy flats around LSU, residence supervisors held a meeting in which they attempted to handle new crimes concentrating on students.

One of the sisters even now needs to keep her identity hidden for security explanations, but she says she is glad to hear some efforts are currently being manufactured to increase security at The Legacy.

She stated she’s frustrated it experienced to take one more terrifying crime in the parking lot for that to occur. 

“This could have been taken care of right before another person acquired robbed, right before someone obtained carjacked. If it is on your facilities listing that you are a gated community, then that should be demonstrated,” she explained Friday. 

Modern closed assembly took area at the leasing business of The Legacy to discuss protection there and at other condominium complexes in the spot. We had been not permitted in, and neither have been the two sisters who ended up robbed. 

An e-mail despatched by the apartment’s spokesperson explained to WBRZ that City-Parish officials, the Baton Rouge Law enforcement Department and East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Workplace would be there. The sister is grateful the meeting took place but stated the condominium needs to continue to be on leading of security troubles. 

“All I want is for men and women to truly possess up to what they did, have up to their laziness, and just admit that they should really have had the gates fixed. They need to have experienced cease indications up. They ought to have preset the fobs,” she said. 

She hopes the adjustments are designed to make absolutely sure what transpired to her and her sister can by no means occur once more. 

“I really want to see some transform all-around listed here, I really don’t want them to just discuss about it. I want to see motion,” she said. 

We arrived at out to the condominium administration for aspects about the meeting, but they have not gotten back to us however.

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