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Monday, January 27, 2020

Crime Watch: Masked Halloween robbers strike off-campus

On Monday, Nov. 3, a robbery occurred off campus near Rustin Drive and Linden Street at around 2 a.m. The male victim was walking when he was approached by two suspects who demanded his...

Riverside phone scammers arrested

On Thursday Oct. 9 along East Tahquitz Canyon Way in Palm Springs, police arrested a trio of suspects involved in a series of convenience store scams spanning across the country. The suspects are 40-year-old...

Crime Watch: Students robbed at gunpoint for hoverboard

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, at approximately 11:45 p.m., a hoverboard robbery occurred by the University Village. The Riverside Police Department is currently investigating the theft. Two women were travelling on the northeast corner of University...

Female UCR student kidnapped, released right after

On June 8, a female UCR student was abducted from the University Village (UV) Towers parking garage located on 3500 Iowa Avenue. The psychology student was returning from shopping when the suspect struck her,...

Two female students report possible attempted abductions to UCPD

Two female students were victims of possible attempted abductions that occurred on the evening of Saturday, April 12, near Big Springs Road. UCPD detectives, receiving descriptions from the victims, released sketches of the alleged...

Two armed robberies strike near UCR

Two crimes occurred within two days near UCR last week. UCPD has yet to determine whether the crimes are connected to one another and are currently investigating both incidents. Located near the intersection of Canyon...

Armed robbery near UC Riverside reported

A gunman mugged two people of $38,000 last Saturday at University Iowa Garden Apartments, a housing complex near UC Riverside, before running away, according to a news release. Around 9:50 a.m., one victim withdrew $37,000...

Students held at gunpoint, booty nearly stolen

Three students were held at gunpoint by two pirates at the mouth of the Colorado River at 11:30 p.m. on March 26. Out for a refreshing moonlit swim to the C, the students had...

Two, including one student, arrested in attempted pharmacy burglary

Two suspects, one of whom is a UCR student, have been arrested in an attempted robbery at Student Health Services. At around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 6, the two individuals entered Student Health Services....

Robberies occur near Lot 30

Two different robberies occurred at the intersection adjacent to and on Lot 30 on Oct. 22 and Oct. 23, respectively. The first robbery happened last Thursday at the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd and...