Attempted robbery and assault reported near campus

The incident is the third SAFE-U alert involving a robbery this month.

Yves De Jesus

An attempted robbery and assault took place Wednesday afternoon, according to an all-campus alert. 

The incident occurred near 15th Avenue Southeast. One male suspect, described to be in his 20s and wearing a black hoodie and grey pants, was last seen headed toward Como Avenue Southeast.

The SAFE-U alert is the first this week and fourth in November. Three of the four alerts this month have involved robbery. Last Friday, a robbery was reported in Marcy-Holmes near 14th Avenue Southeast and Eighth Street Southeast. Two suspects fled the scene.

This is a breaking news report. More information will be added as it becomes available.