University City police are investigating a robbery by the 6800 block of Washington Ave. that happened early Saturday morning. Around 1:15 a.m., a student was approached by a man who demanded his wallet and revealed a handgun concealed under his shirt.
On Thursday, Jan. 24 at approximately 11:15 a.m., a suspect carrying a handgun allegedly approached a man walking near the intersection of Rosedale Avenue and Waterman Boulevard and demanded his green messenger bag. The suspect is described as a heavy-built black male in his late 20s, bearded and about 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Residents of an apartment on the 7300 block of Forsyth reported that a suspect entered through their kitchen window at about 6:30 a.m. Monday morning and demanded property, according to a crime advisory sent to nearby residents by the Washington University Police Department. The suspect allegedly took some electronic items and fled the area in [...]
Washington University’s chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon has been ordered to halt operations, according to a statement released by the fraternity’s headquarters Wednesday. On Oct. 31, Chapter Services Director–West of Sigma Phi Epsilon, Joshua D. Hodnichak, issued the following statement to Student Life: The Missouri Beta chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity has been issued [...]
William James Cobbins, 22, has confessed to the kidnapping and robbery of a 23-year-old graduate student in one of the most notable on-campus crimes in at least a decade. Cobbins was arrested following a nearly two-month effort by the St.
22-year-old William James Cobbins has been charged with first degree robbery and kidnapping for his crime committed in Snow Way Garage nearly two months ago, the Washington University Police Department confirmed Tuesday. WUPD Chief of Police Don Strom said Cobbins is currently being held at the St. Louis County Jail, under $75,000 cash only bond. [...]
Crime reported on the Danforth Campus has generally decreased over the four years up to 2011, despite an increase in cited forcible sex offenses and the first reported on-campus hate crime in several years, according to new statistics released by Washington University.
When junior Zach Hembree left his apartment on Waterman Blvd. to bike to campus about two weeks ago, he found that his bike—or at least most of it—had disappeared. “I had locked it out in front of Waterman the night before and when I woke up in the morning to use it, it just wasn’t there,” Hembree said.
UPDATED 8/30 AT 3:30 A.M. The Washington University Police Department is continuing its investigation of an on-campus armed robbery Tuesday night. A 23-year-old student reported that a man, who claimed to be wielding a knife, forced her to drive to nearby ATMs and withdraw money. Sgt.
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 [...]