Kent State police still investigating weekend robbery

Kiera Manion-Fischer

No arrests have been made as of yesterday after report of a robbery to Kent State police Saturday morning.

The two victims told police they were assaulted by a group of about 12 males at 2 a.m. Saturday near the R-6 lot behind the University Library, according to a Kent State FlashLine message.

One of the victims reported having personal property forcibly taken. No further information about the victims or what was stolen has yet been released.

The message described the incident as “a strong arm robbery.”

Sgt. Joe Hendry of Kent State police said a strong arm robbery is a “robbery in which there is no weapons employed, but physical violence is.”

One of the victims was taken to the hospital after the incident, but the victim has since recovered and been released, Hendry said.

Anyone with further information on the incident is encouraged to contact Kent State police at 330-672-3070.

Contact news editor Kiera Manion-Fischer at [email protected].