UMD robbery leaves student shaken, but uninjured

The suspect in the robbery.

A University of Maryland student was robbed at knife-point late Thursday, but no one was injured.

During late night hours, a male student was walking in the area of Lot Y past Cecil Hall when two men wearing masks approached him, according to a UMD press release.

One of the men displayed a knife and demanded property from the student.

Following the robbery, the men walked away. The student was not injured.

The student described one man as 6-foot with a medium build and dreadlocks. He was wearing black ski pants and black top. The second man was described as 6-foot with a small to medium build, also wearing dark clothing and a face mask. Both men were described as African-American.

The robbery was the first in a year to be reported to university police.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at police 911 or 301-405-3555. People may also email any information to

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