Strong-arm robbery attempt reported on Grinnell Pathway

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According to a Nixle community alert sent Jan. 16, a strong-arm robbery attempt occurred on Grinnell Pathway on Jan. 15 about 8:30 p.m.

A female student was walking alone on the campus path and talking on her cellphone when a male suspect approached and demanded her phone, threatening to hurt the victim if she did not provide it. The suspect was accompanied by two associates nearby. The victim was not injured and was able to walk away with no property taken.

If you have any information concerning this crime, please call UCPD’s Criminal Investigations Bureau at 510-642-0472 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 510-642-6760 at all other times.

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