2 robbed at gunpoint near YSU campus

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Two people were robbed near the campus of Youngstown State University early Thursday morning.

According to police, the two victims were walking along the 200 block of Park Avenue around 3 a.m. when the robber jumped them.

Police say the suspect was armed.

The victims described the suspect as a black male with dread-locks and wearing a purple Eastern Gateway hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

So far, no arrests have been made.

The Youngstown State University alert system delivered a message about the incident at 3:34 a.m.

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