During the below hours, a group of males in their early to mid-twenties physically assaulted and robbed two students, attempted to rob another, and physical assaulted a fourth. No weapons were seen.
In the first incident, a student was walking alone near Figueroa Street when he was approached by the suspects and was intimidated into voluntarily surrendered his property. A short time later, a student was confronted by what appears to have been the same group who attempted to rob him. The student was able to alert a nearby private security officer and no property was taken. In the third incident, a student walking along 28th Street was physically assaulted by the same suspects and his property taken. In the last incident, the suspects approached a student, physically assaulted him, and then fled in a grey SUV Porsche. No robbery occurred but the suspects matched the description of those involved in the other incidents
DATE & TIME OF OCCURRENCE: Oct. 2, 2016 between approx. 1:20 AM and 2:35 AM
LOCATION: 3000 Block Figueroa, 600 Block 28th Street (off campus)
SUSPECT DESCRIPTION (provided by reporting party):
Suspect 1: Male, Black, early 20’s, 5-8, 160, black hooded sweater, black pants
Suspect 2: Male, Black, early 20’s, 5-10, 190, black sweatshirt
Suspect 3: Male, Black, 28, 5-8, 190, black shirt, blue jeans
Suspect 4: Male, Black, 23, 5-8, 170, dark cap, red top, grey or green army style pants
Additional suspect description (provided by additional witnesses and victim):
Suspect 1: Male, Black, 24-26, 5-10, 200, dreadlocks, turquoise top, black jeans
Suspect 2: Male, Black, 20-25, 5-5, black shirt, white “bucket” hat
SUSPECT VEHICLE: Grey (SUV) Porsche Cayenne, License Plate: 5TKS145 (California)
If you are in immediate danger, call the LAPD at 9-1-1 or DPS at (213) 740-4321.
If you have information relevant to the crime(s) call the Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (213) 740-6000 or the LAPD Southwest Division at (213) 485-6571.
ALERT #: TW2016-004