UB Police Investigating Robbery

By University Police

Release Date: October 12, 2009 This content is archived.


University Police are investigating a robbery reported October 11 at approximately 10:45 p.m. on Rensch Road near the Audubon Parkway intersection.

The victim was approached from behind and shoved to the ground. The suspect was described as a light-skinned black male, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, medium build, in his late 20s to early 30s, with short black hair and thin goatee. The suspect was wearing blue jeans and black fleece with a white undershirt. He was last seen running westbound on Rensch Road towards Sweet Home Road.

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