LU police investigating armed robbery

The Lincoln University Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday morning on campus.

According to LU Police Chief Bill Nelson, a male was walking on a trail behind Perry Hall and Tull Hall, located near Taylor Avenue and Chestnut Street, around 8:50 a.m.

The victim was approached by two males wearing ski masks. One of the men, who was brandishing a semiautomatic handgun, was described as 6-feet-tall and skinny, wearing a black shirt, black pants and white shoes. The second suspect was described as 5-foot-11 and 200 pounds, wearing a gray button-up shirt over a white T-shirt and black pants.

The suspects took the victim’s jewelry and possibly got away with items from the victim’s wallet.

Anyone who might have some information that could help apprehend those who committed the crime is urged to call the LU Police Department at (573) 681-5555.


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