Robbery between Vari Hall and Ross Building

On Tuesday night at approximately 8:00 pm, two unknown male suspects approached a student walking between Vari Hall and the Ross Building and demanded his wallet. The first suspect held the victim while the second suspect produced a knife.  The victim complied and there were no injuries. York Security Services notified Toronto Police Service who are investigating the incident.

The first suspect is described as a black male, 5’10″, wearing a black hoody with the hood up and a bandana covering his lower face.

The second suspect is described as a black male, 5’10″, also wearing a black hoody with the hood up and a bandana covering his lower face, and carrying a knife.

York Security has increased campus patrols. Should you have any information about any incident you are asked to contact Toronto Police Service directly at 416.808.2222. York Security responds to all community calls at 416.736.5333.

York Community members are reminded to always exercise personal safety by:

• Being aware of your surroundings and the people around you

• Report any suspicious persons or behaviour to York Security Services

York University provides the following campus safety services:

•        24/7/365 campus security patrols

•        goSAFE foot patrols

•        Transportation – Campus Shuttle

•        24/7/365 Monitored CCTV coverage

•        Network of Emergency “Blue Light” Telephones

Please refer to the York Security Website for more information or further updates:  www.yorku.ca/security