Incident description: Three suspects on bicycles approached the victim (not affiliated with USC), who had been sleeping on the sidewalk. Two of the suspects brandished weapons and demanded the victim’s property. The suspects took the victim’s backpack and fled east on 30th Street.
Time & date of incident: Approximately 4:20 a.m. on April 6, 2021
Location: Off-campus on the 110 Freeway overpass at 30th Street
Suspect description: Three males, approximately 20 to 25 years old, wearing dark clothing and riding black fixie-style bikes.
Suspect vehicle: Black fixie-style bicycles.
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.
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