On April 12, at approximately 2:50 a.m., a graduate student was the victim of an attempted unarmed robbery. While walking along Kirkland Street near Francis Avenue, the student encountered two males standing on the sidewalk. One of the suspects demanded that the victim give him his wallet. After the victim stated that he did not have a wallet, he was struck in the face by one of the suspects. Both the suspects and the victim then fled the area.
The suspects are described as white males in their late 20s. One of the suspects was approximately 185 pounds with cropped dark brown hair and was wearing a tweed cap. The other suspect was approximately 250 pounds with cropped hair and was wearing a royal blue sweater and dark jeans.
If anyone has any information regarding this incident, contact the Cambridge Police Department, Criminal Investigation Unit, at (617) 349-3370.