Syracuse University student reports attempted robbery on-campus

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A student reported a robbery Wednesday evening on the west side of campus.

A Syracuse University student reported an attempted robbery on campus Wednesday evening near Dineen Hall, police said.

A student reported that while in her car in the Stadium parking lot, near Sadler and Dineen halls, an unknown man approached her, asked for her keys and threatened to harm her if she didn’t comply, according to a Department of Public Safety notice.

The student screamed for help before the man fled on foot in a westerly direction away from campus, according to the notice. No injuries were reported and no weapons were displayed during the attempted robbery.

The unknown man is described in the notice as being in his mid 20s and about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a medium build, short brown hair, shaved eyebrows, a red shirt and black jeans.


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