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Crime Alert

A CRIME ALERT has been posted to the USC Division of Law Enforcement and Safety's website http://bit.ly/gpUqGQ

(Columbia Police Reporting)

*Crime Alert delayed due to issues with reporting and notification.

Due to elapsed time from date of incident emergency notification not activated. The report was filed on 10-3-11, over 12 hours after incident occurred.

Type of Alert:
Armed Robbery

Date and Time:
September 29, 2011 at 02:30 a.m.

Location:
Intersection of Blossom and Park streets (near the Strom Thurmond Wellness Center)

Suspect's Descriptions:
Sex: Male
Race: White
Height: Approx. 5' 07"
Age: 20-30
Weight: Approx. 170
Clothing: Jeans and T-shirt


Incident:
Victim stated a male subject exited a white Jeep Grand Cherokee and approached the victim in the middle of Blossom street, presented a black handgun, and demanded money from the victim. The victim surrendered an unknown amount of cash and the subject fled toward Blossom and Lincoln.