Two students robbed

Two Liberty University students were robbed of their money in the early morning Sunday, May 1 on Champion Circle, according to a Liberty University Police Department (LUPD) news release. The students were threatened with a two and a half inch knife. The suspect fled the scene, heading into the woods toward Wards Road, police said.

“The subject is described as being approx. 5’ 8” tall, approx. 170lbs., dark skinned and between the ages of 18 and 22,” the news release said. “The subject was wearing a black shirt, black shorts, black and grey shoes and had a black T-shirt wrapped around his head to conceal his facial features.”

LUPD has asked that students exercise extreme caution when outdoors after dark. The department has increased patrols throughout the campus.

To report information to LUPD, call 434-592-7641.

“If you see someone on campus resembling or matching this description, please call the Liberty University Police Department … immediately,” the news release said. “Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.”

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