UM student robbed at knifepoint on College Park campus

Police searching for two men; robbery is first reported on campus in past year

November 18, 2011|By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun

University of Maryland College Park police are looking for two men who robbed a student at knifepoint Thursday evening.

University police said the robbery was the first reported on the campus in the past 12 months.

The male student was alone, walking from a parking lot near Cecil Hall, a women's dormitory, at about 11:45 p.m. Two men, dressed in dark clothing and wearing masks, approached and threatened the student with a knife, police said. Police did not disclose what was taken from the student, whose identity and age are not being released. The suspects left the scene and the student was not injured.

Anyone with information about the incident can call 301-405-3555 or e-mail

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