Attempted Armed Robbery Reported at Langston Apartments by Cleveland State University


This campus safety alert was sent out last night around 10 p.m. by Cleveland State University.
The Langston Apartments on Chester Ave. was the scene of an apparent armed robbery during which one of the suspects fired his weapon. No injuries were reported.

An attempted robbery was reported at approximately 8:30 pm in the Langston Apartments. Two african american males attempted to rob a student in the hallway of the Langston Apartments. One of the suspects was armed with a revolver handgun and fired the weapon during the encounter. There were no reported injuries at this time. Both suspects immediately fled the area running northbound towards Payne Avenue. The first suspect was wearing wearing all black clothing. The second suspect was wearing all black clothing carrying a yellow back pack. No further information is available at this time.

Please contact the CSU police at (216) 687-2020 if you have any information regarding this incident. 

We'll update this post with any additional information as it comes in.

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