ARMED ROBBERY NEAR SDSU

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East County News Service

 

September 19, 2019 (San Diego) – Police are actively searching for three possible suspects in an armed robbery that occurred at 4:17 p.m. today in the alley north of 5700 Montezuma Road, just off campus near San Diego State University.

According to a bulletin issued by campus police, the suspects approached the victim, asked for cigarettes and then brandished a weapon. They stole took a vape pen, cell phone, and pocket-knife. All suspects fled on foot off campus. No injuries were reported.

 

Suspect #1: The suspect is described as a Black male, 20-25 years old, wearing a black beanie and black sweatshirt, 5’ 9”, 150-170 lbs., with a gold grill, and a small handgun.

 

Suspect #2: The suspect is described as a Black male, 20-25 years old, wearing all black with a black fanny pack.

 

Suspect #3: The suspect is described as a Black male, 20-25 years old, wearing a black shirt and multi-colored pants, with a sleeve tattoo on his left arm.

 

San Diego Police Department is investigating this incident. Anyone with information should call (619) 531-2000 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. Please reference Incident #19090034340

 

Campus police offer these safety tips:

 

  • Be aware of your surroundings.​
  • Avoid distractions. ​
  • Always call 9-1-1 during emergencies.​
  • Report suspicious activity to the police by dialing (619) 594-1991​
  • Learn more about the University Police Department’s free safety training programs by visiting police.sdsu.edu.​
  • Sign up for a personal safety and awareness workshop. This comprehensive workshop includes the basics of hands-on self-defense training to reduce risk. For more information, please email cro.pd@sdsu.edu