REPORTED OFFENSE:  The victim (non-student) was walking on the sidewalk looking at his phone when the suspect approached him, shoved him and grabbed the phone from his hand. The suspect was last seen entering a silver Infinity sedan and speeding away northbound on Hoover Street.

DATE & TIME OF OCCURRENCE:  January 9, 2020, 5:18 p.m.

LOCATION:  Hoover Street and 29th Street (off campus)

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION (provided by the victim):  Male, black, age 21-25, 6 feet 3 inches tall, 250 pounds, wearing a light grey hooded sweatshirt and grey sweatpants.

SUSPECT VEHICLE:   2006 Infinity Sedan, Silver, Chrome wheels, CA Lic. # 7HUF9595

If you have information relevant to the robbery, please call the Department of Public Safety at (213) 740-6000 or the Los Angeles Police Department Southwest Division at (213) 485-6571.

Help fight crime by reporting suspicious persons and/or activity to USC DPS immediately. Please note that race, ethnicity gender, and/or religious affiliation are NOT considered the basis for suspicion; only behaviors are considered suspicious.

If you are in immediate danger, call the LAPD at 9-1-1 or DPS at (213) 740-4321.


ALERT TW#:  2020-001