October 5, 2014
On October 5, 2014, at about 2:17 AM, the UC San Diego Police Department received information of a robbery committed against a UC San Diego student that occurred near the intersection of Genesee Avenue and Campus Point Drive near UC San Diego.
The victim reported he was approached by two men who he described as possibly Hispanic, about 5’10’’ tall, and one of whom was wearing a white shirt, black pants, and had a scarf covering his mouth. The suspect displayed a silver handgun and demanded the victim’s messenger bag containing personal property. The suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction in a silver or white SUV type vehicle. The victim was uninjured.
This case is being investigated by the San Diego Police Department. If you have information about this incident, please contact SDPD at 619-531-2000.
General Safety Information:
· Be aware of your surroundings, especially at times when you may be less alert and more vulnerable to an attack, e.g., during periods of stress, when you are upset or sick, or if you have been drinking.
· Know the location of campus emergency telephones on routes to and from campus destinations.
· Use the UCSD Safety Escort Program, (858) 534-WALK, available daily from dusk to dawn.
· Report suspicious activity immediately to UCSD Police (858) 534-4357 or 9-1-1 (emergencies).