On Sunday, March 16, 2014, at approximately 1:10 a.m., the Office of Safety and Security received a report regarding a robbery.
The investigation revealed that PC students had left Olds Tavern, located on Douglas Avenue, and while walking on Douglas Avenue towards Eaton Street, one student was confronted, surrounded, and harassed by 10 to 15 dark skinned males, between 17 and 20 years of age. Attempting to walk away, the student was followed by three of the males, who demanded his money, and punched him in the face. The student turned over his money. Another male then pushed him and took his cell phone from his pocket. All of the youths then fled the scene towards Eaton Street. Two youths could only be described as having dark skin, one was heavy set, wearing a dark colored sweatshirt with a hood. The other youth was thinner, approximately 6 feet tall, having facial hair, and wearing a dark colored sweatshirt with a hood.
If you have information relating to these incidents, or witness suspicious activity, please call the Office of Safety and Security at 401-865-2391.
Providence Police – Non-emergency: 401-272-3121 / Emergency: 401-272-1111 or 911
Remember, Be Vigilant and Follow These Tips:
Be alert—notice who is on the street nearby and what is going on.
Notice appearances—be able to describe clothing, features, and anything unusual to identify a person.