A male in his 20s was injured following an attempted robbery and altercation that occurred on the Humboldt State University campus in the parking lot of the Campus Apartments sometime around 10:30 p.m. last night. The man is not an HSU student.
University Police are seeking more information about people involved in an attempted robbery and altercation. University Police Officers responded to calls of a fight in the parking lot. Upon arrival, a vehicle fled the scene and an officer pursued. A traffic stop was made on Giuntoli Lane, at which time the officer noticed the man who had suffered a head injury. The man refused medical assistance on the scene and was followed by UPD to the Mad River Hospital. Arcata Police assisted with the traffic stop.
The man described one suspect as African American male, approximately 6'2" tall with a slim build. Police are also seeking a person of interest. The individual, who may be named "Ron," is an African American male, between 5'7" and 5'9" tall. Both are believed to be Humboldt State students.
Anyone with more information about the incident is asked to call University Police at 707-826-5555.