On Sunday morning, March 25, 2018, at 3:32 AM, a female student was walking eastbound on Adams Blvd from Flower St. (toward The Lorenzo Apartments) when she was pushed to the ground and her purse forcibly taken from her. The suspect then fled westbound toward Figueroa and out of view.
At approximately 2:30 PM on Monday, March 26, 2018, an LAPD patrol officer, provided with a suspect description by DPS, stopped and detained a man who matched the description of the suspect in the robbery. The man was taken into custody and was later positively identified by the victim as the suspect. The suspect remains in the custody of the LAPD.
USC Department of Public Safety
3667 S. McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(213) 740-6000 Non-Emergency
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