08/24/20 Timely Warning: Robbery by Snatching

KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug 24, 2020)TIME: 12:17 a.m.

LOCATION: North Parking Deck

A robbery was reported on August 24, 2020 at 12:17am to Kennesaw State University Police. The victim and witnesses reported a man approached them asking for marijuana, stated that he needed the necklace worn by the victim, and snatched the necklace from the victim’s neck.


Suspect reported as a black male, approximately 5’8 with slim build, short dreadlocks, and wearing a grey shirt and black pants.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Kennesaw State University Police at 470-578-6666. Tips may also be made through the KSU LiveSafe App (LiveSafe.kennesaw.edu).

Students are reminded to:

  • Park in well-lit areas
  • Use public, well-lit walkways
  • Lock their vehicle or residential doors at all times
  • Never prop open locked exterior building doors

Report suspicious behavior to the following:

Kennesaw State University Department of Public Safety and University Police

  • In person:
    • Building 351 on your Kennesaw campus map, 351 Paulding Avenue, Kennesaw, GA 30144.
    • Building R2 (Norton Hall) on your Marietta campus map, 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060
  • By email: police@kennesaw.edu
  • Anonymously via Tipster Line: 470-578-6305


You may request a safety escort on campus by call the KSU Police at 470-578-6666. A police officer or public safety specialist will drive or walk you to your destination