Breaking news: robbery at The Grove


A robbery occured at The Grove early this morning, according to an e-mail sent from SRU Communications to students, faculty and staff.

According to the e-mail, sent around 9 a.m. today, University Police were called to assist Pennsylvania State Police in responding to a “strong-armed robbery” – a type of theft which involves the use of a weapon along with intimidation or force. The incident took place at The Grove, an off-campus apartment complex on Harmony Road.

The incident resulted in one known injury. The victim, who is a non-student, was transported to a hospital in Pittsburgh for medical treatment of a fractured skull, the e-mail stated.

Pennsylvania State Police is investigating the incident and has identified persons of interest, the e-mail reported. The investigation is ongoing, and Pennsylvania State Police will release more information once they know more.

If anyone has any information regarding the incident, they are urged to contact Pennsylvania State Police at (724) 284 – 8100.

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Allison is a senior converged journalism major entering her first year on The Rocket staff as News Editor. She previously wrote for College Dress Relief’s student-run blog and for CDR’s column in the Campus Life section. She spends her free time binge-watching New Girl and Friends. After college, she hopes to someday become an editorial writer for a fashion publication or work for a publishing house.


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