University Police Investigating Robbery

By University Police

Release Date: May 4, 2010

University Police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred at 3 a.m. today in the Main-Bailey parking lot near Clement Hall on UB's South Campus.

The suspect, described as a black male, 5-foot 8-inches tall wearing an orange shirt under a black zip-up hoodie and black jeans, approached the victims in the parking lot and attempted to take their property. The suspect punched both victims and then fled the area toward Springville Avenue without any property.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call the University Police at 645-2227.

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