Attempt Robbery

PSU Timely Warning: 19-02


Attempt Robbery:

On 03/08/19 at approximately 11:55pm a male armed with a black rifle approached a student on the 8th floor of Parking Structure 1 and attempted to steal the students' car.  The student was able to leave the area safely.  As described by the victim, the suspect is a white male, dark eyes, black ski mask, wearing all black clothing, deep voice, with glasses. The suspect left the area in a late model cream color Cadillac sedan.
Portland State University Officers and Portland Police Bureau checked the area, The suspect was not located.

Please be vigilant and aware of your surrounding on and off campus.  Call the Public Safety Office at 503-725-4404 or 911 if you observe this suspect, see suspicious behavior or have concerns about your personal safety.

Support services are available for those impacted by events or violence.  Resources are listed on the Campus Public Safety website ( If you have any non-emergency concerns regarding safety issues at PSU, please contact Campus Public Safety at 503-725-4407

Please visit Campus Public Safety's webpage for information on timely warnings.