IUSB issues public safety advisory following attempted armed robbery

SOUTH BEND, Ind.—Indiana University South Bend issued a public safety advisory following an attempted armed robbery on Wednesday night.

Around 8:45 p.m. on February 6, IUPD received a report of an attempted armed robbery near at 21st Street near Mishawaka Avenue, approximately one block east of the IUSB campus.

It was reported that a suspect used a knife to try and steal a wallet from the victim.

Officers did not locate the suspect at the scene.

According to the public safety advisory notice, the suspect is described as a Hispanic male with light skin, approximately 6’1” tall, slim, and wearing a blue sweat shirt.

Anyone with information on this incident should call the IU Police Department – South Bend at (574) 520-4239 or the South Bend Police Department at (574) 235-9201.

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