Authorities investigating two separate incidents near Tyler Junior College

TYLER - TYLER - Authorities continue to investigate two separate incidents that happened near Tyler Junior College on Sept. 21.

Tyler police and TJC campus police officers responded to a call at 1414 Magnolia around 7:30 p.m. The victim stated he was meeting someone to make a purchase that was initiated over social media. Instead, three suspects, a female and two males, held him at gunpoint inside a vehicle and took his phone and an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspects drove away in a dark blue Honda sedan northbound on Beckham Avenue.

Later in the evening, authorities responded to another call in the 1200 block of Magnolia. The victim stated two suspects pointed a rifle at him before driving away in a black, four-door Acura.

Students were alerted to these incidents and police have increased patrols on campus as well as in the area.

These incidents remain under investigation and police have no suspects at this tim

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