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ODU Campus Safety Alert 9/9/09

Similar to last night's incident, a student reported that an unknown suspect approached him from behind with a knife and was robbed in the 800 block of 43rd Street at 2:40 p.m. today. The incident was reported to police 2 hours later.

The suspect is described as a black male, in his 40's, with a full beard and short hair. He was wearing a short-sleeved white T-shirt, white shorts with red and blue flowers, and a yellow and green baseball cap with the letters "NY" on it. He has full tattoos on both arms.

The suspect left the scene in a red Ford Focus vehicle with VA license plate KAS-8032. A full investigation is underway.

The campus community is reminded to practice caution and to alert police IMMEDIATELY to any suspicious persons or activity on campus or of anyone meeting the description. Call 683-4000 or 911 for emergencies.

This article was posted on: September 9, 2009

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