On Friday, January 30, 2015 LSU Police received a report of an armed robbery that occurred along Aster Street, north of Kirby Smith Hall just before 6:30 pm. The victim advised he was walking alone along Aster Street when the suspect approached him and lifted his shirt showing a handgun in his waist band. The victim described the suspect as a black male, light complexion, thin build, approximately 6’ tall and had a small amount of facial hair. According to the victim the suspect was wearing dark pants, a dark reddish or brown top, possibly a hoodie and a beanie or skull cap on his head. The suspect took the victim’s wallet and cell phone and fled the area on foot. The suspect ran west bound on Aster street and was last seen heading north on Alaska Street. The victim was unharmed in the incident.
The LSU Police Department urges all of the LSU Community to remain vigilant at all times and report any suspicious or criminal activity in a timely manner. IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. Anyone with any information in reference to this incident or the suspect should call the LSU Police Department at (225) 578-3231 or by calling Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). Information can also be submitted anonymously through the LSU Police Department website (www.lsu.edu/police).