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UB student robbed at knife-point off-campus

Photo from University at Buffalo website.

A University at Buffalo student was assaulted with a knife and robbed on Lisbon Avenue near the UB South campus Thursday at 5:30 p.m.   

The University issued a campus-wide alert Thursday night stating that Buffalo Police are investigating the incident. UB Police have posted a special police unit on the South Campus. They've also increased patrols on campus.

Buffalo Police have also increased patrols in the University neighborhood. Police describe the suspect as a black male, with a knife, 5 foot 4 inches tall, wearing a camouflaged jacket with lime-green striping. 

Anyone with information about the incident is  asked to call to the Buffalo Police "E" District at 716-851-4416.