On Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at about 4:24 p.m. UCPD Officers responded to a report of a strong arm robbery which had just occurred at the Unit I loading dock near Durant Avenue. The victim, an 18 year old female student, was walking eastbound on Durant listening to music on her iPod when she noticed three males walking in the same direction ahead of her. The victim turned into the Unit I loading dock area. The victim did not notice that the three suspects had followed her into the alleyway. One of the suspects hit her in the back of the head, knocking her to the ground. The two other suspects searched her pockets and took her iPod. The three suspects fled the scene on foot heading southbound through the alleyway. The victim suffered a laceration to her elbow. UCPD searched the area but was unable to locate the suspects.
The suspects are described as:
Suspect #1 – A Black male in his 30s, wearing a red and black baseball cap and a blue jacket.
Suspect #2 – A Black male in his 20s, with a goatee, and wearing a light tan jacket.
Suspect #3 – A Black male wearing a blue snow jacket and dark blue jeans.