Attempted Robbery 07/07/2015 1:30PM

STANFORD PD: 07/07/2015, Attempted robbery with a knife at 1:30 PM in Palo Alto on University Avenue near Bryant Street. The suspect attempted to take the victim’s iPhone while brandishing a knife. The suspect’s efforts were thwarted by individuals in the area. The suspect fled in an unknown direction. The suspect was described by the victim as being short in stature, 5 feet or less, with a thin build, long black hair, with a slight accent of unknown origin. At this time this is the only description provided. Be alert and aware of your surroundings.

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