Spring Hill College Chief of Police confirms a robbery at Mobile Hall on November 29.
In an email sent out by SHC Chief of Police Kevin Anderson he stated, "There was a robbery at Mobile Hall tonight. The perpetrator (b/m, black hoodie and black pants) made entry through the front door which was propped open. The subject was armed with a small handgun and left in an unknown direction of travel. If you see any suspicious persons or vehicle please call public safety at once."
A report by WKRG included information from SHC Director of Marketing and Communications Tyloria Crenshaw. Crenshaw released a statement in reference to the robbery.
“Earlier this evening, a robbery was reported on the campus of Spring Hill College. The unknown perpetrator gained entry into one of the residence halls through a door that had been propped open. He was armed with a small handgun. He approached a student in the lobby and took his wallet and cell phone. He fled on foot. He was described as a black male, wearing a black hoodie with a white logo on the front left and black pants.
The safety of our students, faculty, and staff is our highest priority here at Spring Hill. We have taken every reasonable precaution to ensure the welfare of those on our campus. The locks on all of the residence halls are functioning properly and our safety protocols have been updated."
This is a developing story. For more information see the story by WKRG Student robbed at gunpoint
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For any questions or concerns contact the SHC Police Department at (251) 518-7671 during business hours or (251) 380-4444 for an emergency.
Update:On November 29, at approximately 6:15 p.m. an individual entered Mobile Hall and robbed a Spring Hill College student. To heard what Vice President of Student Affairs Kevin Abel had to say go to Robbery at Mobile Hall
for the video story by reporter Natalie Williamson.