Public Safety Update: Robbery

On Sunday, May 13, 2018, at approximately 11:15 p.m., a student reported, while walking in the 900 block of Comstock Avenue, they were approached by three unknown males. One of the males displayed what appeared to be a grey handgun and demanded the student’s property. The student gave the males their backpack, wallet, and cellphone. The suspects fled the scene on foot northbound on Comstock Avenue, then east on Acorn Path away from campus. No injuries were reported.

If you were in the vicinity at the time of this incident, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) asks for your help in identifying the suspects. All three suspects were described as males in their late teens to early twenties, all wearing dark clothing, including hooded sweatshirts. No further description.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident or others, please contact the Syracuse Police Department at 315.442.5222 or the Syracuse University Department of Public Safety at 315.443.2224. If you would like to anonymously report NON-EMERGENCY information for DPS, you can use the Silent Witness tool.

For your safety, please review these suggested safety strategies.

This public safety information is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.