Crime Alert: Attempted Armed Robbery

Posted on 9/4/2015 5:16:17 PM

Date of Incident



600 Block of S. 13th Street

Suspect Description

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5'7" to 5'9" in height, weighing 170–80 lbs., clean shaven, and was last seen wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt with white lettering and blue jeans.

Incident Detail

The attempted armed robbery took place at approximately 1:00 a.m. The suspect was reported to have been armed with a knife during the robbery attempt.

This case is under investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Pennsylvania State Police Indiana Barracks at 724-357-1960. As always, all persons are encouraged to be vigilant and aware of their surroundings and practice good personal safety habits, including traveling on established paths that include the campus blue light phones, whenever possible. Questions and concerns can be addressed to the Office of University Safety at 724-357-2141.