A man was pistol-whipped early Thursday during an attempted robbery on Columbus State University’s RiverPark campus, according to the college’s Twitter account.
Columbus State University police responded to the scene around 1:45 a.m. to investigate the incident. The victim, who isn’t a student, said he was approached by two men at the intersection of Ninth Street and Broadway and struck in the face with a handgun.
No detailed descriptions of the suspects are available at this time.
Anyone with information about the armed robbery attempt is encouraged to call CSU police at 706-507-8911.