University Police continue to investigate suspected on-campus robbery

By Jesse Stokes, NEWS EDITOR
On August 27, 2017

University Police conduct ongoing investigation into alleged campus robbery. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE

Approximately 8 p.m. Saturday, University Police (UP) were notified of an alleged robbery and snatching near the Interdisciplinary Science Building.

The victim did not report any injuries as a result of the incident, but was able to report a description of the suspect. 

“The suspect is described as a black male, medium build, medium complexion, approximately 30-40 years of age and 5’10” in height. He reportedly had short hair, a goatee, wearing ‘washed out’ jean shorts and a teal in color Polo type shirt with white shoes,” UP Capt. Meg Ross said in a press release. 

After allegedly snatching the victim’s items, the suspect fled the scene in the direction of USF parking Lot 8A.

Police agencies in surrounding areas have been notified of the incident and given the description of the suspect.

UP is urging anyone who has information regarding the incident to contact them at (813) 974-2628.

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