Strong-arm robbery reported at Dana Street and Durant Avenue

A strong-arm robbery took place Monday afternoon near the intersection of Dana Street and Durant Avenue.

The suspect was hiding near the intersection at approximately 12:05 p.m. and jumped out at the 20-year-old female victim as she walked by, according to the UCPD crime alert released Tuesday. The suspect allegedly took her cell phone from her hand.

The suspect fled the scene in a white Toyota Camry, which was last seen driving eastbound on Durant.

The victim, whose affiliation is unknown, was not physically injured during the encounter. UCPD and BPD searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

According to the UCPD crime alert, the suspect is described as: A black male in his early 20s with a medium build, wearing a gray shirt and black gym shorts.

Contact Andrea Guzman at [email protected]