Police: Man Pulls Gun on Student at USC Horseshoe

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - University of South Carolina police are searching for a suspect after police say held up a student at gunpoint.

The incident happened around 12:40 a.m. on USC's Horseshoe. According to a Carolina Crime Alert, the suspect pulled a gun on the student and demanded money. The student, thought, didn't have money, so the suspect followed the victim back to his dorm at East Quad.

He eventually left the dorm and was last seen walking toward Five Points. The victim wasn't harmed during the incident.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.


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