U of U police hoping to identify man wanted in connection to robbery on campus

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UPDATE: University of Utah Police have released photos in an attempt to identify the man wanted for questioning in a robbery in the parking lot of the Marriott Library on Saturday.

In a press release issued by the University of Utah Police, the two men were inside the University Book Store.  

The victim purchased a $2500 Mac Book Pro and left the store. When the victim got to the parking lot, the suspect was waiting for him. The suspect grabbed the victim from behind in a “bear hug” and a short struggle ensued. The victim dropped the computer and the suspect picked it up and ran.

The car took off out of the Marriott Library’s parking lot. 

The suspect is described as a white male, mid-20s, 5’10” – 6’0″ tall, slender build with blonde hair and a crew cut with no facial hair. 

The was driving a newer Civic or Mazda 3 style, dark grey 4-door sedan.

If you have any information please contact University Police at 801-585-2677

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ORIGINAL STORY:

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – University of Utah Police are investigating a robbery on campus Saturday afternoon.

The robbery happened around 2:10 p.m. just west of the Marriott Library. The suspect was last seen southbound on 1500 East from the Marriott Library west parking lot.

The suspects vehicle is described as a newer Civic or Mazda 3 style, dark grey 4-door sedan.

The suspect is described as a white male, mid-20s, 5’10” – 6’0″ tall, slender build with blonde hair and a crew cut with no facial hair. 

The University sent our a notification warning students to travel in pairs, lock valuables in vehicles, and stay on lighted paths. 

If you have any information please contact University Police. 

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