The most common demographic of robbery victims in Lawrence is men under the age of 25 who are near downtown late at night. On a recent Saturday night in downtown Lawrence, we asked these men whether they walk home alone from the downtown area.
Asked at downtown Lawrence on February 14, 2010
“Occasionally, but usually with friends.”
“Guetzko’s roommate was robbed, he said, so he rarely walks home alone and usually is with a group friends.”
“Usually walks home with his girlfriend. Nagle said getting robbed isn’t “a pressing issue” with him.”
“Sometimes. Tetwiler said, “I have overall good faith in Lawrence.” Walking home alone “usually isn’t a big deal.””