TTU Police Report Armed Robbery Outside Campus Dorm | KLBK | KAMC

The Texas Tech University Police Department received a report of an armed robbery outside a dormitory on campus, according to a crime news alert.

The following is a statement from the Texas Tech University Police Department:

Texas Tech University Community Members,

You are receiving this message as part of the University’s commitment to provide information about crime in the campus area in accordance with federal Clery law.

On Monday, September 13, 2021 around midnight, the Texas Tech Police Department received a report of an armed robbery that occurred on the north side of the Clement residence. The report states that a student was approached by a man, who blasted the front passenger seat with a gun and took the student’s backpack. The suspect was wearing a black surgical-type mask and a hoodie. The other three people in the vehicle were all wearing hoodies with the hoods pulled tight around their faces.

The suspects left the area and campus heading east on 18th Street from the adjacent parking lot. Response officers did not encounter the vehicle during the response to the area. The suspect vehicle was described as a white 2008 Chevrolet Suburban with Texas license plate PLH 2353. The vehicle is not registered to a Texas Tech student.

If you are on campus, be aware of your surroundings and report anyone or anything suspicious to the Texas Tech Police Department at 806-742-3931. Texas Tech Police constantly patrols campus and is available to assist you. If you find yourself in this situation, here are some steps you can take to ensure your safety. Dial 911 immediately and report the incident to the police.

We appreciate being notified when such situations occur, as this is an essential part of keeping our campus safe. if you see something, say something. If you are a victim or witness to a crime, know of a crime, suspect activity, or have information that could put the tech community at risk, call the Texas Tech Police immediately. If you, or someone you know, has experienced the same situation on campus, please contact the Texas Tech Police Department. At this time, no further reports have been sent to Texas Tech Police.

Thank you for your partnership in helping to make Texas Tech a safe community.

(Texas Tech University Police Department press release)

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