06/10/2020 at 10:15 PM
At approximately 10:15 pm, a student reported that she parked her car in the 700 block of Heman Ave, near Clemens Ave. She exited her car and began walking to her apartment when she was approached by two subjects who demanded money. The student threw her keys on the ground and ran away. The 2 subjects grabbed her keys and drove off in her vehicle, last seen heading north on Leland Ave.
No weapons were used.
No injuries were reported.
University City Police Department is investigating.
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