Two armed robberies in campus area this morning

Between 4:45 a.m. and 5:20 a.m., two armed robberies occurred near the University of Oregon according to a campus crime alert sent out around 9 a.m. today.

In both cases, the suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded cell phones and anything else that the victims had with them.

The suspect was described by both victims as a black male in his 20s, 5’10” tall, medium build, clean shaven, wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt with a black, puffy vest.

The first incident was reported by a man at 4:45 a.m. saying he was robbed at gunpoint near 20th avenue and Patterson Street.

The second incident was reported by a female, UO student who was also robbed at gunpoint at 5:05 a.m. near the Delta Delta Delta sorority on 851 E. 15th Avenue.

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Miles Trinidad

Miles Trinidad

Miles Trinidad is an Opinion Columnist for the Emerald focusing on politics, social policy and economics. Prior to joining the Opinion Desk, Trinidad was a reporter and covered student groups and ASUO for the Emerald from 2015-2016 and contributed to Flux Magazine in 2017.

Trinidad has worked in political campaigns, non-profit political advocacy, and a legislative and communication role for a U.S. senator.

Trinidad is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in political science, economics, and journalism.