Robbery Suspect Arrested

DPS is pleased to provide the following Incident Resolution Notice:

Incident:     Attempt Robbery

Date:             January 22. 2017, 2:00 AM

Location:    B of A (ATM) at Figueroa Street and 27th Street

Description of Incident: 

After using the ATM at the above location, the reporting party (not affiliated with the university) was approached by a suspect armed with a knife who demanded the reporting party’s money.   The reporting party was able to enter his vehicle and avoid being robbed.


Following a joint LAPD and DPS investigation that included review of DPS and private surveillance video from several locations, detectives were able to identify the suspect involved in the robbery.  On the morning of January 26, 2017, detectives from the LAPD located and arrested the suspect in south Los Angeles.


USC Department of Public Safety
3667 S. McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(213) 740-6000 Non-Emergency
(213) 740-4321 Emergency