Purdue Police investigating a reported robbery with firearm and aggravated assault

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Incident date

May 31, 2019, 04:00

Incident type

Robbery with Firearm and Aggravated Assault

 

Location/address

West State St and MacArthur Dr

Suspect description

Two black males and one white female

Incident information

The Purdue University Police Department is investigating a reported case of robbery with firearm and aggravated assault, at West State Street and MacArthur Dr. and the current investigation is ongoing. The report was made on 5-31-19, 04:00.  An arrest has not been made. If you have any information regarding this investigation, please contact the police department at 765-494-8221 or report this anonymously at 1-866-818-2620.   

Prevention information

Crime prevention and awareness, as well as consistent reporting, may be the strongest defenses against becoming the victim of an assault. While becoming a victim of crime is never the fault of the victim, the following list of practices may help safeguard individuals from becoming victims of assault: Please report all suspicious activity and utilize the SAFE Walk program for walking escorts. Be mindful of ETS locations on campus and choose well lit walking paths through campus. More robbery safety suggestions.

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