The Texas Tech Police Department confirmed an armed robbery that occurred early Monday morning, September 13th, outside a campus dorm.

At around midnight, Texas Tech Police responded to an armed robbery on the north side of the Clement Residence Hall.

Initial reports indicate a female student was approached by a vehicle with multiple people inside. A man exited the front-passenger side of the vehicle with a gun and he stole the student’s backpack. The suspect was wearing a black surgical-type mask and a hoodie. Three other individuals inside the vehicle were wearing hoodies with the hoods pulled tight around their faces.

The suspects then fled the scene eastbound on 18th Street.

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The suspect vehicle is described as a 2008 white Chevrolet Suburban with Texas license plate PLH 2353. Upon further research, authorities discovered that the vehicle is not registered to a Texas Tech student.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, call TTU police at 806-742-3931.

Texas Tech reminds students and individuals on campus to pay attention to your surroundings and report anyone or anything suspicious to the Texas Tech Police Department. Texas Tech Police officers are continually patrolling campus and are available to assist.


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