From: Tulane University Police Department November 27, 2012 10:40 a.m.
OFF CAMPUS ARMED ROBBERY
DATE & TIME OF OCCURRENCE: Monday, November 26, 2012; 10:18 p.m.
LOCATION: Corner of Cherokee and Freret Streets
REPORTED OFFENSE: While riding a bicycle on Cherokee Street near the intersection with Freret Street, a male student was approached by three subjects, one of whom was armed with a blue steel semi-automatic handgun. One subject struck the student on the head and pulled the student off his bicycle at which time all three subjects began to demand that the victim turn over any property. The victim complied with their demands and all three subjects fled on foot.
Subject #1: Black male, approximately 18 years of age, 5'10"-6'2", slim to medium build, orange hoodie
Subject #2: Black male, approximately 18 years of age, 5'10"-6'2", slim to medium build, yellow hoodie
Subject #3: Black male, approximately 18 years of age, 5'10"-6'2", slim to medium build, white t-shirt
SUSPECTíS VEHICLE: None observed
TUPD is working with NOPD to increase patrols in the area.
TAKE A STAND AGAINST CRIME
1. BE AWARE of your surroundings at all times.
2. REPORT suspicious activity to police immediately.
3. WALK in groups and in well-lit areas after dark.
4. USE personal escorts and Safe Rides if you feel uncomfortable.