UP Police Investigating Armed Robbery

University Park police say a 16-year-old was robbed at gunpoint at the intersection of Hanover Street and Westchester Drive around 9:50 p.m. Friday. 

University Park assistant police chief Jim Savage said a bearded man described as about 6-foot-3, wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, and a beanie took an iPhone, $10, and a gift card.

Savage described the weapon as a handgun. 

Those with information about the incident are asked to call 214-987-5354.

Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at [email protected]

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