MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - Police at the University of Memphis issued a safety alert after a student was robbed in her campus apartment Tuesday afternoon.
The robbery occurred at the Carpenter Complex student apartments off Central Avenue around 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18. A female student told officers that two black male suspects got in her apartment and demanded her belongings as one suspect pointed a silver handgun at her. The suspects ran off in an unknown direction.
One suspect is described as around 20 years old, 5'6"-5'8" with a thin build. The second suspect is also about 20 years old, 5'6" with a thin build, light complexion, and short, dark curly hair with a beard. He was last seen wearing a black and white striped shirt.
University Police stated they will focus patrols around the Carpenter Complex and other residential areas on campus.
Anyone with information about this incident should call the University Police at (901) 678-4357.