Attempted purse robberies put CSUN on alert

Andrew Clark

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Attempted purse snatching has caught the attention of CSUN police.

The Department of Police Services issued an alert on their website and Facebook page regarding two separate incidents in the B3 and B5 garages Monday night.

The first attempted robbery occurred just before 8:00 p.m. on the third floor of the B5 structure.  The suspect tried to snatch the victim’s purse before fleeing down the southeast stairwell.

The second attempt occurred at 9:00 p.m. on the third floor of the B3 garage.  After the attempted robbery, the suspect escaped down the staircase next to the elevator.

Anyone with information is asked to call CSUN police at (818) 677-2111.