Information from UCSC Police

To: UCSC Community

From: UCSC Police Department

On Sunday, April 24, 2011 at approximately 1:00 A.M, four UCSC students were robbed by a group of men near the corner of Laurent and King streets on westside Santa Cruz. Three male students and one female student were walking to a bus stop on Bay Street when they were approached by four males. One man showed a knife and demanded their money. The robbers took an iPod from one victim and a wallet from another.

The robbers were described as a black male, a Hispanic male and two white males. The black male was approximately 6’ tall with a backward cap, muscular build and a thin mustache. The Hispanic male was about 5’8” tall with a medium build, long hair and a gray hat. The two white males were between 5’10” and 6’ and weighed between 150 and 160 lbs. The suspects fled in a mid-size gray 4-door sedan with a loud exhaust. It is unknown at this time if this robbery is connected with other recent robberies.

If you have any information regarding this incident or the suspect please call investigations Santa Cruz Police Department at (831) 420-5820 or the anonymous tip line at 420-5995.