Student robbed near Geasey Field

Temple Police are investigating a Saturday night robbery of a 20-year-old female student near Geasey Field on Main Campus. The student was uninjured.

Executive Director of Campus Safety Services Charlie Leone said the student was at 1514 Diamond Street when a man approached her at around 8:30 p.m. and pressed an unknown object against her. The student gave the suspect $10 before he fled west on Diamond Street toward 16th Street.

Leone said the student described the suspect as a 40-year-old male wearing a brown jacket, brown boots, black wool hat with a salt-and-pepper beard. He added the student also believed the unknown object she was threatened with was a gun.

Leone said Temple Police are checking security cameras in the area to identify the suspect.

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