Abduction, robbery reported at Kutztown University

Incident happened Tuesday night in parking lot

MAXATAWNY TWP., Pa. - Authorities are investigating a reported robbery on the campus of Kutztown University in Berks County.

The university's public safety department reported the incident occurred about 11 p.m. Tuesday in parking lot D1. The victim told authorities that he was forced into a vehicle by four men, who then assaulted him and stole his watch and cell phone.

He said he managed to escape the vehicle and make his way back to campus.

The incident was reported to campus security Wednesday afternoon.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the university police at 610-683-4001. Confidential information can be given by dialing extension 3TIPS or 38477 from an on-campus telephone.

University police ask anyone to report any suspicious people or activities. Call for an on-campus walking escort when you are without one by dialing 34002 from any on campus phone or 610-683-4002 from your cell phone.

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