Police: Female Student Forced Inside 2nd Floor Apartment - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Police: Temple Student Forced Inside 2nd Floor Apartment, Duct Taped, Robbed

Posted: Updated:
The building where police say a Temple University student was forced inside and robbed along with three other students Monday night. The building where police say a Temple University student was forced inside and robbed along with three other students Monday night.
PHILADELPHIA -

Philadelphia police say a Temple University student who was on her way home Monday night was forced inside an off-campus apartment where she was duct taped along with three other women and robbed.

The robbery happened around 7:30 p.m. on the 1800 block of N. 18th Street.

Police say two of the men were armed.

Once the student was forced inside, police say the men duct taped her and three other women who were already inside and stole computer equipment, cell phones and $400 in cash.

The suspects then left in an unknown direction. Police say one of the men was wearing a red sweatshirt.

The victims, who are 21 to 22-years of age, were not injured.

Police say they have not made any arrests.

An advisory sent to students from Temple University urged them to use caution in the area.

Stay with myfoxphilly.com and FOX 29 News for updates.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • PECO Investigating Gas Odor in Phila Region

    PECO Investigating Gas Odor in Phila Region

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:15:46 GMT
    A spokesperson for PECO confirms to Fox 29 News that crews are trying to find the source of a gas odor that has resulted in hundreds of calls to PECO on Saturday.About 400 calls have been placedto PECO as of 4pm Saturday; that is an elevated number of calls than a normal day, the spokesperson says. Crews that are trained in gas odor response are spread throughout the area to try to pinpoint the source of the odor. Reports of gas odors have been made by customers in Delaware, Montgomery, Chest...
    A spokesperson for PECO confirms to Fox 29 News that crews are trying to find the source of a gas odor that has resulted in hundreds of calls to PECO on Saturday.About 400 calls have been placedto PECO as of 4pm Saturday; that is an elevated number of calls than a normal day, the spokesperson says. Crews that are trained in gas odor response are spread throughout the area to try to pinpoint the source of the odor. Reports of gas odors have been made by customers in Delaware, Montgomery, Chest...
  • Students Prepare To Return To School With Free Supplies

    Students Prepare To Return To School With Free Supplies

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-08-30 22:15:25 GMT
    We all know Labor Day Weekend is the unofficial end of summer, but it also mean something else...back to school.
    We all know Labor Day Weekend is the unofficial end of summer, but it also mean something else...back to school.
  • Summer Heat Returns

    Saturday, August 30 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-08-30 20:11:25 GMT

    The rest of the holiday weekend continues to look warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and Labor Day.

    The heat and humidity will continue to expand Sunday into Labor Day. There is a risk of scattered showers and thunderstorms both day.  Best chance will be in the afternoon and evening. 

    Sunday (88/69): Clouds/Storm

    Monday (90/71): Clouds/Storm

    Tuesday (92/72): Clouds/Storm

     

     

Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices