UPD responds to strong armed robbery near The Inn

Posted on Jun 24 2018 - 6:51pm by Taylor Vance

The University Police Department responded to a strong-armed robbery near The Inn at Ole Miss at approximately 4 a.m Saturday morning. The robbery was reported to have occurred at approximately 3 a.m. to 3:30 a.m.

UPD reported that the victim described the suspects as “three African-American males.”

Ole Miss marketing and brand strategy director Ryan Whittington said the robbery is under investigation by UPD and encouraged people to contact UPD if with any information relating to the incident.

“The strong-armed robbery reported at approximately 4 a.m. on Saturday, June 23 is under investigation,” Whittington said. “The victim, who is not a student and did not sustain serious injury, is safe and recovering.

If anyone has any information about the crime, they are encouraged to contact UPD at (662)-915-4911.

Representatives from UPD and The Inn at Ole Miss were not immediately available to answer questions. The Daily Mississippian will share more information as it becomes available.