BROOKLINE (CBS) – A third armed robbery in the past two weeks near the Boston University campus has police warning students to be careful.
Brookline police confirmed that a recent graduate of the school was robbed at gunpoint Friday around 5 p.m.READ MORE: Trial For Man Charged With Killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon Set To Begin
The robbers stole his iPhone, wallet, and keys. It happened around Thatcher and St. Paul streets.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Just a block away, at Egmont and St. Paul Streets, three BU students were robbed on September 25 around the same time. Two other students were held up on September 23 around 3 a.m. about 8 blocks away, at the corner of Hamilton Road and Thorndike Street.MORE NEWS: Winthrop Woman Found Dead On Camelback Mountain In Arizona
Police say the suspects in all three robberies were three black teenage boys. One showed a gun. BU and Brookline police have added extra patrols to the area.