Purdue Police Report Strong Arm Robbery

December 4, 2017-Purdue University Northwest Police report that a student was robbed today after posting an iPhone for sale online. According to the release, Police were called to the 2200 block of 171st at approximately 5:35 pm tonight. “A PNW student had posted a notice to an Internet site offering an iPhone 7 for sale. The suspect answered the notice and offered to buy the phone. The two agreed to meet at PNW. They met in a PNW Porter Hall and the suspect grabbed the phone, pushed the student down, and fled.”

The victim was not seriously injured. The investigation is continuing.

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