LUBBOCK, Texas – The following is a press release from Texas Tech University.
On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the Texas Police Department received the report of an attempted robbery that occurred between 10:30 and 11:00 p.m. Urbanovsky Park on the east side of the United Supermarkets Arena. The unknown male told the student to give him all his belongings. The student did not comply and ran to his vehicle parked in the suburban parking lot adjacent to the recreation center.
The suspect was described as a white man, 25-30 years old, 5’5 ”, athletic in shape, brown hair, thin mustache, dressed in a white T-shirt and blue basketball shorts.
The Texas Tech police department is investigating the incident. If anyone has information about this incident, please contact TTPD at 806-742-3931.
We appreciate receiving notifications when situations like this occur, as it is a vital part of keeping our campus safe. If you see something, say something. If you are ever the victim or witness of a crime, are aware of a crime, suspect activity, or have information that could endanger the technical community, call Texas technical police immediately. If you or someone you know has experienced this same situation on campus, contact the Texas Tech Police Department. There have been no other reports sent to the Texas Technical Police at this time.