TAMPA, Fla. – Campus police are investigating an armed robbery that took place during an online sale meetup on Monday night.
The University of South Florida Police Department responded to a report of a robbery that took place in the 12000 block of USF Genshaft Drive in Parking Lot 5E.
According to campus police, a man agreed to meet on campus with a potential buyer to show one of the items he was selling. Upon arrival on campus, one of the suspects hopped out of the vehicle armed with a gun and took the victim’s property, according to USF police.
The victim told police a second suspect also displayed a weapon.
The first suspect is described as a Black man in his early 20s with hair in dreadlocks, USF police said in a press release. The second suspect is described as a Black man in his early 20s with lighter complexion, tattoos on both arms and a gray shirt, USF police said in a press release.
The suspect vehicle is described as a black four-door sedan. The victim was not hurt in the incident.
As of Monday night, USF police were unable to get a more specific description of the two suspects.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call 813-974-TIPS (8477) or 813-974-2628.