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CRIME ALERT- Public Notification

CrimeALERT: On Wednesday October 2, 2019 at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Cornell University Police received a report of an Attempted Robbery had just occurred in a small wooded area between South Ave. and Campus Rd. on west campus. The victim reports that just before 4:30 p.m. today, they were walking home when an unknown subject grabbed the laptop they were carrying and attempted to take it from them. The victim was able to retain the laptop and run to their west campus residence. The victim was unable to provide a description of the suspect and it is unknown what direction the suspect fled. The Cornell University Police are continuing the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Cornell University Police at 607-255-1111, use a blue light phone or dial 911. Cornell Police reminds the community to walk in groups and utilize the RAVE Guardian app when on or near campus.