Public Safety Update: Robbery

On Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at approximately 1:45 a.m., two students were reportedly robbed at the intersection of Ostrom Ave. and Clarendon Street. The students reported that the suspect – an unknown male – pulled up near them, exited his vehicle and approached them. The suspect displayed what appeared to be a knife and demanded their belongings. One student gave the suspect $7. The suspect then returned to the vehicle and fled the scene. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a male, wearing a black shirt, black hat, and a black bandana covering his face. The vehicle is described as a tan sedan with multiple dents on the side of it.

If you were in the vicinity at the time and witnessed the incident, 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.

If you or someone you know has been affected by an incident on or near campus, please know that there are resources available to you. In addition, 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.