Attempt Robbery

A female student and her mother were walking westbound on 37th Street from Vermont when they were approached by a suspect riding a scooter who claimed to have a weapon and demanded the student’s purse. The student ignored the suspect who then rode away and was last seen riding westbound on Exposition Blvd. from Vermont.

DATE & TIME OF OCCURRENCE:  January 24, 2018 at approximately 2:20 P.M.

LOCATION:  37th Street west of Vermont Avenue (off campus)

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION (provided by the reporting parties)Male, Black, 18-25, short curly hair, clean shaven, wearing a white t-shirt and dark pants.

SUSPECT VEHICLE:  Dark colored scooter similar to an URB-E

Crime Alert #2018-001