Armed Robbery/Carjacking

Aug. 19, 2019

UA Clery Timely Warning Notice


Type of Offense:                            Armed Robbery/Carjacking

Date:                                                 August 17, 2019

Time of Occurrence:                      Approximately 1:30 am

Location(s):                                   Main Gate Garage, 815 E. 2nd Street, Tucson, AZ


The University of Arizona Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify two suspects involved in an armed robbery involving a carjacking and a third person of interest.

On August 17, 2019, UAPD investigated a report of an armed robbery involving a carjacking in the Main Gate Garage.  Two males forcefully took a vehicle by armed means.  The victims were not injured during the robbery. UAPD issued a UAlert, and circulated the area in an attempt to locate the suspects.

Suspect Descriptions:

  • Hispanic Male
  • Late 20’s to early 30’s years of age
  • 5’9” tall
  • 160 lbs.
  • Wearing a black and red hoodie
  • Hispanic Male
  • 20 to 30 years of age
  • 5’11” tall
  • 160 lbs.
  • Wearing baseball cap and white t-shirt

Person of Interest Description:                                                 

  • White or Hispanic Male
  • 20 to 30 years of age
  • Average height
  • Average build
  • Wearing white baseball cap, dark hoodie with logo, red and dark athletic shorts and dark shoes

Stolen Vehicle (2006 dark gray Lexus GS300 4 door, California License Plate 5TGJ335)

Anyone with information regarding the identification of these males or the location of the vehicle is asked to contact UAPD at 520-621-8273 or 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, call 88-CRIME.

 Safety Tips

  • Remain calm - take no action that jeopardizes your personal safety
  • Explain your movements
  • If you observe suspicious activity, go to a safe location & immediately call 9-1-1
  • If you see the person of interest or see the stolen vehicle, go to a safe location, and immediately call 9-1-1
  • Remember to download The University of Arizona LiveSafe app and sign up for UAlert


Brian A. Seastone                              
Chief of Police
Sergeant Sean Shields
Public Information Officer