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Three burglaries that are possibly connected were reported on Friday in offices at University Hospital, UW-Madison police said.

The burglaries took place between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Friday in unlocked and unoccupied offices of the School of Medicine and Public Health inside the hospital, officials said.

The police department sent out a campus email on Tuesday but didn't issue a news release.

Police advised campus residents to keep doors locked and to secure valuables.

Bill Novak is a general assignment reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.