UAPD Responds to Armed Robbery Report 2/15/2021

The University of Alabama Police Department responded to an armed robbery report on February 15, around 2:20 a.m. The incident occurred at an apartment complex at 417 Reed Street just off-campus. One suspect, armed with a handgun, approached and attempted to take personal property from the victim before leaving in an unknown direction.

The appearance of the suspects was reported to be:

Suspect 1
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Height: 6’2 – 6’3
Weight: No description provided
Hair:  No description provided
Clothing: wearing all black
Additional info:  armed with a small handgun

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide published at

It is never the fault of a victim when a crime occurs. Below are some safety considerations for students and community members:

  • Be careful and mindful of any valuables you may carry on your person
  • Be mindful of your surroundings
  • If confronted, give the perpetrator what they ask for. Your safety is more important.

While not required by the Clery Act for timely warnings, some incidents that happen off-campus may be sent to the campus community in the interest of public safety.