One student robbed at gunpoint on Tyler Junior College campus

Police are searching for three individuals in connection with the armed robbery of one Tyler Junior College student on campus Wednesday night at approximately 7:31 p.m. on 1414 Magnolia.

A male TJC student was robbed at gun point  at a dorm campus parking lot as he was lured into a car to make a purchase that was initiated on social media. The victim was briefly held at gunpoint as one of the suspects took his cell phone and an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police.

The suspects were described as a black female and two black males.

They fled the scene in a dark blue Honda sedan, last seen driving northbound on Beckham.

Details are limited at this time.

Tyler Police officers continue to investigate. Anyone with information is urged to call the Tyler Police Department.


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