Police release names of two arrested in robbery of four students

Police identified two suspects who were arrested Wednesday in connection with Monday’s robbery of four roommates west of Main Campus.

Tyree Johnson, 19, and Malcolm Murray, 18, of North Philadelphia were charged with aggravated assault, robbery and false¬†imprisonment¬†and related offenses. Their bail was set at $800,000 each and they are scheduled to have a preliminary hearing will be held on March 21, Tasha Jamerson, spokeswoman for the District Attorney’s Office, said.

On Monday, three men followed a Temple student to her off-campus apartment around 7:30 p.m. on 1800 block of North 18th Street. When she opened the door to her apartment, a man stuck a black revolver to her head and told her to keep walking, police said. After they gained entry to the apartment, one man duct taped the student while the other two bound the other three roommates in the front bedroom and took cash, computers, credit cards and cell phones from the students, police said.

A third suspect is still at large, though police said Wednesday that they know who the suspect is.