Student Robbed on Campus Walk
A University of Mary Washington student was approached on campus and robbed by two assailants around 7:35 p.m., Sunday.
The incident occurred on campus walk at George Washington Hall.
The robbers approached the victim and demanded his or her wallet.
The assailants were described as black males in their 20s, of medium build and average height in release from the Office of Public Safety and Community Service.
The release also described the men as wearing dark clothing and a puffy winter coat.
No weapons were involved in the robbery.
The suspects were last seen leaving the campus toward College Avenue.
UMW freshman Lauren Jaminet said that she does not necessarily feel unsafe on campus.
“I’m definitely more wary though,” Jaminet said. “I’m taking steps to make myself more safe like travelling in a group.”
According to sophomore Amy Gutmann, the incident also reminded her to take precaution on campus.
“I’m a little more cautious now,” Gutman said.
Sophomore Rachel Byrd said, “I feel like our police do a good job. I see them around campus. And we have the blue light system.”
“This happens all of the time on other campuses,” sophomore Brittany Byrd said. “I feel like we are fairly safe.”