Student robbed on ASU campus
by Kellen Moore
The student was walking near the Holmes Convocation Center at Holmes Drive and Faculty Street when the crime occurred around 5:55 p.m. The victim said there were no weapons involved, but the men stole money from his wallet, according to a crime alert.
The suspects were both described as black men in their early 20s, approximately 6 feet tall with thin build and short hair. One was in a red hooded sweatshirt and jeans and the other in a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans, according to police.
The student said the suspects fled in a red, older-model Jeep Cherokee.
Appalachian State University police are still investigating the incident.
Anyone with information about this crime or any other crime is urged to call the ASU Police Department at (828) 262-2150 or Crimestoppers at (828) 268-6959. Information that leads to an arrest may provide a reward up to $1,000.
Crime also may be reported anonymously at http://police.appstate.edu/crime-tip-submission-form.