Crime Alert: Robbery Near IUP Campus

Posted on 2/1/2016 7:07:27 AM

Date of Incident

2016-01-31

Location

Oakland Avenue near Grant Street

Suspect Description

Male suspect.

Incident Detail

On January 31, 2016, between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., an IUP student walking along Oakland Avenue in the vicinity of Grant Street reported being robbed by a subject only described as having a male voice. The victim reported the suspect approached from behind and pressed an unknown object into the victim’s back and stated, “Give me what you got.” The victim cooperated with the demand and remained at the scene until the suspect could no longer be heard in the vicinity. The crime was reported to Indiana Borough Police at approximately 1:00 a.m. on February 1, 2016. No physical description of the suspect is available and any further information related to this crime will be shared as, or if, it becomes available.

Anyone having information related to this crime is encouraged to contact the Indiana Borough Police Department at 724-349-1054.