Two robberies reported Sunday night on North Campus

Release Date: October 5, 2009 This content is archived.


University Police received a report at 10:10 p.m. on Oct. 4 from a student who stated he was robbed at gun point on Lee road near Jarvis B Parking Lot. A second student also reported being robbed between Ketter Hall and Putnam Way shortly after the first incident was reported.

According to the victims, the suspects were two black males, both wearing dark clothing, one wearing a black scarf on his head and armed with a silver handgun. One suspect was reported to be approximately 6-foot tall, the other approximately 5-foot 8-inches to 5-foot 10-inches tall. The suspects were last seen on foot, traveling from Ketter Hall toward Fronczak B Lot.

Member on the university community are reminded to stay alert to their surroundings and always travel with other people. When possible, use the Anti-Rape Task Force escort program or other UB transportation services. Information about the escort program is available by calling 829-2584 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or go to

Members of the community are urged to report any unusual circumstances or suspicious persons and activities to the University Police as soon as possible. Tips on any campus crime can be reported at 645-2227 or anonymously at For emergencies dial 645-2222 or use any blue light phone.

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