Timely notification: Robbery Feb. 24

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

       

 

In compliance with the “Timely Notice” provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, Kansas State University Police are giving notice of a disturbing act of violence reported to have occurred near campus.

On Feb. 24, 2014, at 8:50 p.m., the Riley County Police Department responded to 1520 Jarvis Drive in Manhattan, Kan., after receiving a 911 call.

The 21-year-old caller reported that he and his roommate had been robbed at gunpoint by three males who had entered their home uninvited. Both victims were struck by the suspects and suffered minor head injuries as a result of the robbery. Both victims were transported to Mercy Regional Health Center by Riley County EMS and were treated then released. Both victims are students at Kansas State University

The suspects were described as three white males with very dark complexions. One suspect had a noticeable accent.     

A small amount of cash was taken during the robbery.

If you have information about this crime, contact the Riley County Police Department at 785-537-2112. You can also submit tips to the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers and remain anonymous as well as potentially qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000. This service can be utilized by calling 785-539-7777 or by installing the “TipSubmit Mobile” app on Android and iPhone. For more information on how to contact the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers online.

Tips may also be sent to the silent witness website.

It can be assumed that conditions continue to exist that may pose a threat to members and guests of the university community. It is the duty of the institution to warn of possible “dangerous conditions” on or near the campus, and at affiliate organizations off campus. An “affirmative duty” exists to warn persons associated with the university of possible
peril at the hands of some third party or parties.

Kansas State University Police advises members of the campus community to:

• Report crimes immediately when they occur.

• Report any suspicious activity

The university police department is at 108 Edwards Hall.

  • Updated: 6/25/14