Posted Friday, August 30th 2013 @ 3pm
The Syracuse Police Department is currently investigating two armed robbery incidents in the Syracuse University area.
The first robbery occurred on Thursday August 29, 2013 at 8:55pm in the 1000 block of Comstock Ave. A Syracuse University student reported that he was approached by three unknown black males in the 1000 block of Comstock Ave. Two of the males displayed a handgun and knife. Money and a cell phone were stolen from the victim. The student was not injured during the incident.
The three suspects were last seen running westbound into Oakwood Cemetery.
The second incident is an attempt robbery that occurred on Thursday August 29, 2013 at 9:00pm at Stratford Street at Sumner Street. Three Syracuse University students reported that they were approached by three unknown black males at the intersection of Stratford and Sumner Streets. The males asked the students for change, when the students responded that they had no money, two of the males displayed a handgun and knife. No property was stolen. The students were not injured during the incident
It appears that these two incidents may be related.
Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call the Syracuse Police at 315-442-5222. All calls will be kept strictly confidential.