Archive for Sunday, November 17, 2013

19-year-old KU student victim of strong-armed robbery

November 17, 2013


Lawrence police are searching for one suspect, possibly more, after the strong-armed robbery of a 19-year-old Kansas University student Sunday in the 4300 block of West 24th Place.

According to Sgt. Troy Squire, a Lawrence Police Department spokesman, the victim exited an apartment complex late Sunday afternoon to take out his garbage and was approached by a male suspect who robbed the victim of his cellphone "in a forceful way."

Squire said a second suspect might have been involved. He declined to detail the forceful nature of the robbery or how a second suspect may have been involved, although he did say the victim was not injured. Squire was unable to provide a specific description of the suspect Sunday evening.

The suspect was last seen leaving the area near West 24th Place.


Bob Smith 2 years ago

Good thing there is no description of the suspect. Somebody might turn him in!

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