10:58 AM

Attempted Robbery at Main and Rothwell

An attempted robbery was reported on campus. The incident took place at 9:40 a.m. at the corner of Main and Rothwell Streets near campus. The suspect evaded UHDPD and is described as an African American male with torn blue jeans, gray hoodie, black undershirt and black and gold shoes.

The UHD Community is advised to be aware of their surroundings at all times and report suspicious activities to the UHD Police Department: 713-221-8065 / 713-221-8911 (emergency). UHDPD also can be contacted using the emergency call boxes located on campus and in parking lots/garages.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).