Kamloops Mounties probe reported mugging on campus of Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops Mounties are investigating a reported mugging on the campus of Thompson Rivers University.

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said police were called at 2:40 p.m. on Monday, March 11, after a man walking near Wolfpack Road and College Drive said he was robbed by a knife-wielding suspect.

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The victim, who was not injured, told police the robber demanded his wallet, then escaped toward Summit Drive.

Shelkie said the wallet was found on campus 30 minutes later and turned in to security. Some cash was missing from the wallet, but all other items remained.

The suspect is a man in his mid-20s, standing six feet tall and wearing a grey hoodie and jeans. He was carrying a leather, striped backpack.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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