LAPD shuts down street near campus
Posted October 13, 2012 at 7:21 pm in CampusNow
Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department temporarily blocked off Budlong Avenue west of campus around 2:30 a.m. Saturday in pursuit of a robbery suspect.
According to Officer Rivera of the LAPD, the officers responded to a tip that the suspect fled to Budlong after the incident occurred on Normandie Avenue.
The suspect was not apprehended and the block reopened to normal traffic around 3:00 a.m. The LAPD said it will continue its investigation.
[Correction: The Daily Trojan incorrectly reported via Facebook and Twitter on early Saturday morning that there was a shooting west of campus. The Daily Trojan regrets the error.]