Incident description: One suspect approached the student, simulated a weapon and threatened her. A second suspect approached the student from behind and took the victim’s backpack which was on the ground next to her.

Time & date of incident: 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 15, 2020

Location: Off campus at the northeast corner of Normandie Avenue and 35th Place.

The suspects then fled eastbound on 35th Place.

Suspect description: Suspect number 1 is described as a male, with no further descriptive information.

The victim had no descriptive information about suspect number 2.

Suspect vehicle: No vehicle seen.
If you were in the vicinity during the time of this incident, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) asks for your help in identifying the suspect. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact DPS at (213) 740-6000 or the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) at (213) 485-6571. If you are ever in immediate danger, call LAPD at 911 or DPS at (213) 740-4321.

Please note that race, ethnicity, gender and/or religious affiliation are NOT considered the basis for suspicion; only behaviors are considered suspicious.

For information about how to respond during a robbery, please visit our What to do During a Robbery web page.

DPS issued this crime alert for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.