AU sends out alert after report of attempted armed robbery

AU sends out alert after report of attempted armed robbery
An alert message was sent out by Auburn University Wednesday night after an attempted robbery was reported.

AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - An alert message was sent out by Auburn University Wednesday night after an attempted robbery was reported.

According to the alert, the incident was reported on South College Street. The suspect involved in the incident was described as being in his late to early 20s, around five-feet nine-inches and weighing around 130-150 pounds. He was reportedly last seen headed in the direction of South Donahue Drive.

No suspects have been taken into custody at this time. Campus officials are encouraging the community to continue to be vigilant and aware of their surroundings. Any suspicious activity should be reported to the police immediately.

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