Three males were the victims of an armed robbery early Tuesday morning at the intersection of Durant Avenue and Bowditch Street.
At 2:43 a.m., the three males, whose affiliation is unknown, were walking in the area of the intersection when they were approached by three unknown suspects on foot, according to a UCPD crime alert.
Two other suspects then approached in a vehicle, and one of the vehicle’s occupants got out and pointed a rifle at the victims, according to the alert.
Following this, the three suspects on foot approached the victims from behind and took the victims’ property, which included backpacks and cell phones. One of the three suspects that approached on foot was armed with a handgun, according to the alert.
All of the suspects then got into the vehicle and fled the area. The vehicle is described as a charcoal gray, late 90s Japanese-made sedan. No one was injured during the encounter.
Below is the UCPD crime alert description of the suspects:
Suspect #1 — “White Male, 18 years old, thin build, with blonde or brown hair, armed with a rifle.”
Suspect #2 — “Black Male, 18-20 years old, 5’8″ tall, thin build, wearing a red sweatshirt, armed with a handgun.”
Suspect #3 — “Black or Hispanic Male.”
Suspect #4 — “Unknown Description”
Suspect #5 — “Unknown Description”
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Anjuli Sastry is an assistant news editor.
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