NEWARK, Del. (WTXF) - Police are investigating after a college student was allegedly robbed at gunpoint in Delaware.
A 21-year-old student was walking toward Thomas McKean Residence Hall around 2:30 a.m. when he was allegedly approached by two men in a campus parking lot.
UD Alert: armed robbery occurred in the Laird Campus residential parking lot. The suspects are described as two males wearing masks, who displayed a semi-automatic handgun. They were last seen operating a gold or tan older model Chrysler sedan, and fled in an unknown direction.— UDel Police Dept (@udelpolice) February 14, 2018
Further information in reference to this morning's UD Alert https://t.co/zrPNOZqgRi— UDel Police Dept (@udelpolice) February 14, 2018
One of the suspects allegedly pointed a semiautomatic handgun at the victim, and the other tackled him to the ground. The victim’s wallet reportedly fell out of his pocket, and one of the suspects picked it up while the other demanded that he hand over his cell phone. The victim complied, and both suspects fled the scene in an older model gold or tan Chrysler sedan. The victim was not injured.
One of the suspects is described as standing around 5'10" tall with an average build and a long beard. The second suspect is described as standing around 6'4" tall with an average build.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact University of Delaware Police at (302) 831-2222.