Two armed robberies near Danforth Campus, suspects still at large

Two armed robberies near Danforth Campus, west of Forsyth Boulevard and near Eastgate Avenue, were reported Wednesday night.

| Staff Reporter

Op-ed: Off-campus student safety is not a priority

With the recent string of armed robberies occurring near Washington University’s Danforth Campus, I started to ask myself why they were happening.

Daniel Pefley | Class of 2019

Several individuals robbed, carjacked in University City area in recent weeks

Two security memos were sent out to Washington University students living in the University City area regarding a robbery and a carjacking, which occurred on Thursday and Friday, respectively.

| Senior News Editor

Evening robbery near campus raises student concern with crime alert system

University City is continuing to investigate last week’s robbery on Kingsbury Blvd. that has raised concern among students who live nearby but never received a crime notification about it. Last Sunday night at about 7 p.m., a male student said he was walking on the 6600 block of Kingsbury when he was knocked to the ground and punched by a suspect.

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Two suspects confess to Sunday’s campus robbery

Two suspects brought in by University City Police on Monday made statements implicating themselves in the robbery that occurred Sunday evening near the Big Bend MetroLink Station. The suspects were taken into custody less than 24 hours after the robbery occurred, with assistance from Metro Security and the Washington University Police Department.

| News Editor

Robbery reported blocks from Big Bend MetroLink stop

Three individuals walking from the Big Bend MetroLink station toward Forsyth Boulevard were robbed around 8:25 p.m. Sunday evening, according to a crime alert sent to students two hours later.

| Senior News Editor

Cluster of off-campus daytime robberies cause student safety concerns

Two armed robberies within a mile of the Danforth Campus in the last several days have left students increasingly aware of off-campus safety issues. Both robberies happened during the day, one at gunpoint and the other involving a pocket knife.

| Senior News Editor

Cell phone stolen at Forsyth and Skinker

A female walking on Forsyth Boulevard was robbed of her cell phone at approximately 1:50 p.m. Tuesday. According to the St. Louis Metro Police Department, the robbery took place on the sidewalk outside the Forsyth School. The victim was not associated with Washington University. The victim was not harmed, and no weapon was used.

| Editor-in-chief

Robbery reported on Forsyth

A female walking on Forsyth Boulevard was robbed of her cell phone at approximately 1:50 p.m. Tuesday. According to a crime advisory sent out to the Washington University community, the victim was approached from behind by a male on the 6200 block of Forsyth and asked to hand over her cell phone.

| Editor-in-Chief

St. Louis police take suspected accomplice to armed campus robbery into custody

[Updated July 31 at 5:23 p.m.] St. Louis police have taken a suspected accomplice into custody but are continuing to search for the man who allegedly robbed a student at gunpoint by the Danforth Campus Tuesday morning. At about 8:20 a.m. Tuesday, a student was standing at a bike rack in the parking lot of […]