OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) -- Campus police are investigating an attempted armed robbery which occurred at an apartment complex near the Ole Miss campus, according to a university crime alert sent via social media.
The report states university police received a report of an attempted armed robbery at Campus Walk Apartments between 2 and 3 a.m. Sunday.
The victim told police she was intercepted in the stairway of the building, according to the alert.
After someone else came out and witnessed the ordeal, the suspect ran away before robbing the victim.
The report states the individual was last seen walking toward the pool area of the complex.
He's described in the alert as a 6' tall, medium to muscular build man with short, dark hair.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the University Police Department at (662) 915-7234.
Police Chief Calvin Sellers said they expect more information to be released Monday.