Off campus attempted robbery incident at local apartment complex


TCUPD car. (File Photo/Hank Kilgore)

By Robbie Vaglio

Both the Fort Worth and TCU Police Departments are searching for a suspect involved in an attempted armed robbery that occurred Friday in the 3500 block of South University Drive.

A public safety announcement from Robert Rangel, assistant chief of police at TCU, stated that the suspect attempted to rob a female TCU student at knifepoint in the stairwell of her apartment complex. The incident occurred at approximately 3:45 p.m.

The white male is believed to be approximately 30 years old and wearing a maroon hoodie and blue jeans, according to Rangel.

Rangel, along with the Fort Worth and TCU Police Departments, encourages anyone who sees an individual matching the description or knows any additional information about the incident to call TCU Police at 817-257-7777. If off campus, dial 911.