DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT: The victim was inside her apartment when she observed the suspect coming out of the bedroom closet, armed with a pocket-knife. The suspect fled with the victim’s cell phone. DPS, along with LAPD officers, cordoned off and conducted a search of the entire building. The suspect was not found.
DATE & TIME OF OCCURRENCE: July 20, 2020, 4:03 p.m.
LOCATION: University Gateway Apartments, 3335 S. Figueroa St. (off-campus)
SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Black, approximately 20-25 years, blue and gray wind breaker, dark pants.
Additional suspect information: Victim later reported that the suspect had a thin, faded tattoo across his forehead, another tattoo under both his right and left eye, and possibly wearing a Los Angeles Trade Technical College (LATCC) nametag with the name “Ramon”.
SUSPECT VEHICLE: No vehicle was seen.
If you have information relevant to these crimes, please call the Department of Public Safety (DPS) 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.
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ALERT TW#: 2020-015
Updated on July 22, 2020 12:28 AM