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Robbery Reported on Stony Brook Campus

1 p.m update from SBU Emergency Management: "After a further interview of the victim and a nearby witness, it has now been determined that there were two suspects who approached the victim and forcibly held him and removed an iPhone from his pants pocket. The suspects then fled in an unknown direction. The victim has been unable to provide a detailed description. University Police are asking anyone with information to immediately contact Investigators at 631-632-3333."

Original story: 


Police are investigating a robbery on the Stony Brook University campus Friday.

The college's Emergency Management website posted a "Campus Safety Advisory" at 1:30 a.m. stating that university police were "investigating a report of an alleged Robbery in the vicinity of O'Neil College."

No weapons were used and the suspects fled the scene, the message said. 

At 4 a.m., another message stated that university police and Suffolk police "conducted an extensive search of the campus and surrounding areas" for suspects, but those searches "yielded negative results."

Officials said the victim was still being interviewed Friday morning and was unable to provide a further detailed description of the suspects. 


bumpkin February 08, 2014 at 09:30 AM
why is this news to Commack? What about my neighbors house that was ransacked last week? Now I know why the Patch is failing.
Argile February 08, 2014 at 10:40 AM
Cause I know the state police that actually work there.
Ryan Bonner (Editor) February 08, 2014 at 11:09 AM
Bumpkin, many students from across Long Island attend Stony Brook. Email me at ryan@patch.com with an address on the burglary and I'll check with SCPD.
knee jerk February 08, 2014 at 12:29 PM
Do the state police cover the hospital too?
bumpkin February 08, 2014 at 04:13 PM
O,neill college is a dorm hall. Not thinking many kids from commack reside there. Useless news Patch
knee jerk February 08, 2014 at 04:16 PM
If this saves one student from being hurt, it is not useless.
11779 February 08, 2014 at 08:24 PM
@ Bumpkin this is news to commack why? Lets see???? Many kids from Commack attend Stony Brook one...two kids from all over LI atrend SBU thats why it was a headline in every patch news release...common sense much Bumpkin???
knee jerk February 08, 2014 at 09:43 PM
Country Bumpkin: Not much chance of me getting thumped-I'm not going anywhere near O'Neill Hall, thanks to this "useless" article.
bumpkin February 10, 2014 at 10:34 AM
@11779 what is it exactly that you are saying? What does common sense much mean? Learn how to write correctly before attempting to express yourself.

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