Strong arm robbery reported on North Campus

By University Police

Release Date: March 21, 2009 This content is archived.


University Police received a report of a strong arm robbery in the Governors Service Lot at 8:20 p.m. on Friday, March 20. A male suspect approached a female victim from behind, pushed her to the ground and attempted to flee with her purse. The victim was able to regain possession of her purse from the suspect, who was last seen running toward the academic spine.

Suspect is described as a white male, 6 feet tall, 165-185 pounds with a muscular build, wearing a baggy black hoodie and black sweat pants.

The university community is reminded to stay alert to your surroundings and always travel with other people. When possible, use the Anti-Rape Task Force escort program (348-7258) or other UB transportation services.