The State College Police were dispatched to a Penn State dorm on April 24, 2018 at 9:56 p.m. to meet a PSU student who reported being robbed at knife-point in Sunset Park. The student reported to officers that he was approached by a man on April 24, 2018 around 10:00 p.m. The student reported that the man grabbed the student around the neck and displayed a knife. The student reported the suspect stole his wallet after cutting him with the knife. Officers observed that the wounds to the student were superficial and after further investigation, the student admitted to making the story up and cutting himself. The State College Police along with Office of Student Care and Advocacy will continue to investigate.
We are urging anyone who may have information regarding this incident to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150, by email or submit an anonymous tip through our website.
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