West Virginia University Police responded to a report of a strong-armed robbery shortly before 9 p.m. on Wednesday evening. A male grabbed the purse of a female student just outside Arnold Hall. After a brief struggle the suspect fled heading toward North Spruce Street. There were no injuries. The suspect is described as a dark-complected male, approximately 5 feet, 8 inches tall, slender, wearing dark jeans, a dark hooded zip-up sweat-shirt jacket with a dark t-shirt underneath.
Anyone with information should call the University Police at 304-293-3136.