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Georgia State Students on Alert After Two Robberies

Incidents occurred on Oct 26.

The Georgia State University Police issued the following crime alerts:

Auburn Avenue
10/26/12 8:36 p.m.:

A Robbery by Force was reported to Georgia State University Police, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. A GSU student reported while walking with her friends, she was approached by three unknown individuals who snatched a GSU issued I-Pad from her hand.

The suspects were described as black males, approximately 5’7” tall and wearing dark colored t-shirt and pants.

Auburn Avenue
10/26/12 at 3:17 p.m.:

An Armed Robbery was reported to Georgia State University Police, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. A GSU student reported while under the bridge of I-75/85, he was approached by an unknown individual who pointed what appeared to be a gun in the small of his back and asked him for his wallet.

The suspect is described as a light-complected black male, in his early 20s, approximately 6 feet tall with a slender build, wearing a black hooded shirt and black track pants.

If you have any information about either of these incidents, please contact the Georgia State University Police at 404.413.2100. You also may call the Police Tip Line at 404.413.3211.

You may request a safety escort on campus by calling the GSU Police at
404.413.2100. A police officer or a security guard will drive or walk you to your destination.

The GSU Police Department urges you to be aware of your surroundings and using mobile and electronic devices while traveling throughout the area.

Please contact Crime Prevention at 404.413.3213 for Safety Tips and Safety Programs.

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