NU students suspected in theft of COVID-19 test kits

4,500 kits disappeared from a dormitory storage room.


The Northwestern University police headquarters at Ridge and Davis in Evanston. (Google Maps image)

Northwestern University Police say they’ve recovered most of the 4,500 COVID-19 test kits that were stolen from a storage room at the Foster-Walker residence hall complex on campus on Monday.

In a campus crime alert, the school says the test kits were recovered from students who are suspects in the theft and that NUPD is continuing to investigate the incident.

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