Four CWRU students robbed at gunpoint

CLEVELAND -- Four students were robbed at gunpoint Sunday while studying in a common area on the Case Western Reserve University campus.

According to a release sent out by the University, the students were studying in Wade Commons when 3 men entered the room just before 4:30 p.m.

The suspects, likely teenagers, were wearing hooded sweatshirts tied tight to their faces and may have worn red bandannas. The victims reported seeing a silver handgun.

The University released the following statement regarding the incident:

"We are profoundly grateful that no one was physically injured during this crime, but appalled that such an incident could take place within one of our buildings. Our hearts go out to the students involved, and we pledge to them and everyone else on campus to find additional ways to improve safety here."

Most of the students' property was recovered by police in a building near the campus. Police haven't made any arrests and continue to investigate the incident.


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