Public Safety sent out an alert this morning about two related armed robberies that occurred late last night. On 110th St. between Broadway and Amsterdam, three victims were robbed in two separate incidents around 1:30am. One of the victims was also assaulted and knocked to the ground. The official police description of the suspect is “Male / black / dark complexion / 30’s / 6’ / 300 lbs / stubble on face / red baseball cap / white T shirt / dark pants.”
There is no word on whether the victims are associated with the university in any way. If you have any information that will be useful to investigators, you are urged to contact the 26 Pct. Detective Squad at 212-678-1318.
Full security alert after the jump.
On August 8, 2010 at about 1:30 a.m., a male committed two robberies on W. 110 St. between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave. In the first incident, the suspect approached two males, displayed a gun, and took property from one of the victims. In the second incident, a moment later, a female was accosted by the same male, displaying a gun. When the victim resisted, the suspect punched the victim and knocked her to the ground.
The victims supplied the following description: Male / black/ dark complexion/ 30’s/ 6’/300 lbs/stubble on face/red baseball cap/white T shirt/dark pants. The suspect fled in a white car which was double parked at the scene.
If you have any information about these crimes, contact the 26 Pct. Detective Squad at 212-678-1318. If you observe any suspicious activity, or suspicious persons, call Columbia University Public Safety at 212-854-5555 at the Morningside campus, or 212-305-7979 at the Medical Center campus.