FSU Attempted Robbery

By: Florida State University Email
By: Florida State University Email

FSU Alert:

Robbery Attempt On July 23, 2013 at about 11:49pm, an FSU student reported that he was the victim of an attempted robbery that occurred in the parking lot near McCollum Hall (NW campus).

The student stated that he had just parked his car when he was approached by two males, and was immediately punched by one of them. The male who punched him demanded money.

The victim also had a set of headphones that he struggled with the males over before they fled north off of campus. A third male was seen by the victim fleeing with the two assailants.

The victim was slightly injured but did not require medical attention. No weapons were seen or implied in this incident. The Florida State University Police Department is actively investigating this case.

Any persons having information concerning the suspects or incidents are encouraged to contact the FSU Police Department at 850-644-1234.

Of note, some witnesses stated they may have seen the suspects fleeing north past the Burger King on West Tennessee Street, so any persons who may have been in that area around the time of the crime should report any activity they may have witnessed.

The victim described the suspects as follows:

Suspect 1 – male, black, last seen wearing a dark colored light jacket, and dark colored shorts. The suspect is described as being about 5’8” in height at having a thin build.

Suspect 2 – male, black, last seen wearing a red or brown plaid shirt and white cargo shorts. The suspect is described as being about 6’00” tall. This is the suspect described as being the one who threw a punch and demanded money.

Suspect 3 – male, black, last seen wearing a dark colored wind-breaker, possibly Nike brand, and dark colored shorts. May have been wearing flip flops.

It is unknown as to the level of this person’s involvement. Crime Prevention Tips: If you are being robbed remember this: your property is replaceable, your life isn’t.


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