Two student cyclists robbed at gunpoint

Two students on bicycles were robbed at gunpoint around the 6000 block of Pershing Avenue Wednesday night.
A suspect knocked one victim from his bike and stopped the second victim nearby. The suspect demanded both of their backpacks and displayed a handgun before fleeing the scene, according to the police report.
Neither victim required medical treatment.
The incident took place at around 11:30 p.m. on the 6000 block of Pershing.
Police are looking for a black male suspect in his early 20’s, about 6 feet tall and with shoulder length braided hair.

  • Ben

    If the choice between keeping my backpack and being “politically correct” on my walk home wer’e to come up, I wouldn’t hesitate for one second. Say all you want about the media parade related to the Treyvon case but sometimes when it comes to stl assumptions take precedence.

  • H2O

    He was just looking for a bottle of water since he couldn’t find any on campus.

  • letsgetreal

    Do we still need to be politically correct?

    • Charlene

      What was overly-pc about this?