Robbery Arrest

In an effort to communicate with the campus community about public safety issues, we are pleased to provide the following Incident Resolution Notice:

Incident:         Robbery-Suspect in Custody

Reference:      Crime Alert TW2018-005

Date:               April 16, 2018, 8:30 PM

Location:        West sidewalk of Figueroa St. south of 32nd Street (off campus)

On April 16, 2018, at 8:30pm, the victim (USC student) walked out of Blaze Pizza on Figueroa Street and was approached by the suspect who was on a bicycle.  The suspect told the victim he had a gun and demanded money.  The victim gave the suspect cash and the suspect rode away on the bicycle northbound on Figueroa Street.

DPS detectives, working with investigators from the LAPD, identified and arrested Charles Harvey, a 62 year old male transient, for robbery.   Harvey is in the custody of the LAPD where he is being held for a violation of his parole and pending robbery charges.


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

Incident Resolution Notice IRN2018-005