Dec 02, 2011
Police at Humboldt State University are investigating a strong arm robbery in a campus residence hall that took place Friday afternoon.
The incident occurred in Sunset Hall just after 5 p.m. The victim reported that three men broke into his room, bound his arms and legs, and stole a number of items. The victim reported being physically assaulted by the suspects, but no weapons were observed by the victim.
The victim declined any medical attention.
University police responded and conducted a thorough search of the area. They determined that the suspects had likely fled and posed no immediate additional threat, though they are urging students living in residence halls to be vigilant. The suspects were last seen on foot near the area of LK Wood Blvd. and Plaza Ave. Fliers describing the robbery were posted throughout the area.
They will also be conducting additional patrols around campus residence halls over the next week.
The following is a description of the suspects:
Suspect #1: Black male adult, 18-20 years old, 5’9”/155 lbs, black hair, brown eyes.
Suspect #2: Black male adult, 18-20 years old, 5’10”/155 lbs, black neck length dreds, brown eyes.
Suspect #3: Hispanic male adult, 18-20 years old, 5’8”/165 lbs, black hair, brown eyes.
Area police agencies have been advised of the incident and provided with descriptions of the suspects.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact University Police at 826-5555.