NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Two Temple University students were robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents early Thursday in North Philadelphia.
The first incident happened at 1 a.m. near Temple’s campus, near the intersection of N. 10th Street and Susquehanna Avenue.
Police say a 21-year-old male student was approached by two men who threatened him with a gun and took his wallet, phone and car. The student was not injured. Police are looking for the victim’s 2005 Cadillac with New Jersey license plates.
About two and a half hours later, around 3:30 a.m., a second male Temple student was robbed at gunpoint while walking home. That incident happened on Temple’s campus, in the 1800 block of N. 15th Street.
Temple TU Alerts from the University:
TU Alert: Armed robbery reported at 10th Street and Susquehanna Avenue. Use caution. Avoid the area. Police are responding.
12:47 AM – 15 Oct 2015
TU Alert: Armed robbery reported at 1800 N 15th Street. Use caution. Avoid the area. Police are responding.
4:02 AM – 15 Oct 2015