CU student injured during attempted robbery early Saturday

A CU student sustained a knife wound to his left arm during an attempted robbery on campus around 3 a.m. Saturday morning.

According to a CU Police Department email to students, the victim was approached on the south side of the Regent Administrative Center by two male suspects with a knife. The suspects are described as white males from 18 to 21 years old, around 5′ 8″ and 175 pounds. The first suspect had short blond hair, a CU baseball cap, gray sweat shirt and red athletic shorts. The second suspect had short brown hair, a blue shirt and blue jeans on.

The suspects demanded money and when the victim fought back he was wounded. The victim was treated and the wound was not considered critical.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact CUPD at 303-492-6666. The case number is 2013-1861.

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or 1-800-444-3776.

Contact CU Independent Editor-in-Chief Robert R. Denton at

Robert R. Denton

Rob is a senior news-editorial major at the University of Colorado - Boulder in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and is a managing editor for the CU Independent. He has previously worked with Rich Clarkson & Associates, a multimedia firm in Denver, The Greeley Tribune, PBS NewsHour's InaugBlog and the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire. While not taking photos for the CUI, Rob enjoys taking photos of just about everything else, being joyful and watching The Dark Knight. Follow him on Twitter at @robertrdenton.

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