STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A student is facing charges of armed robbery following an incident Monday night at Mississippi State University (MSU).
According to the university, the incident happened at approximately 10:14 at the Deavenport Hall residence hall parking lot.
MSU reported no injuries and did not release specific details about the incident.
The university is not identifying the student at this time; however, Chief Communications Officer at MSU Sid Salter said the student did not have any prior issues on campus.
He also noted that the student had an excellent GPA, so the incident came as a surprise to faculty and staff.
As of Tuesday morning, the student remained in custody at the Oktibbeha County jail.