Monday, November 30 , 2015, 12:42 am | Fair 45º

Strong-Arm Robbery Reported Outside UCSB Dorm

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | @tombol |

A man was assaulted early Saturday during a strong-arm robbery outside an off-campus dormitory, according to the UCSB Police Department.

The incident occurred about 1:30 a.m. at the Santa Catalina Residence Hall at the corner of El Colegio and Storke roads, police said.

“The victim was assaulted by a male subject who attempted to forcibly take possession of his laptop and iPhone,” police said.

The suspect, who was not armed, was described as an Hispanic male, 5-foot-7, with a stocky build and short hair, wearing blue jeans and a white shirt.

He was last seen fleeing on foot north on Storke Road, police said.

The victim was not hurt, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers.      
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» on 02.23.13 @ 02:56 PM

Just based on the description I’m going to assume it wasn’t a student.

» on 02.23.13 @ 03:57 PM

Mexican illegal or anchor baby gang member.
Blame your Democrats in pwoer who pander for their votes at your families risk.

» on 02.24.13 @ 10:36 AM

Hispanic again

» on 02.24.13 @ 07:55 PM

Another wholesome UCSB-community interaction.

Reassuring to know that our youth are wandering the streets at 1:30AM with their
laptops in-hand, and that there are still bold, if “stocky”, thugs out there ready to
try to relieve him of his stuff.

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