BROOKLINE (CBS) – Three Boston University students were robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning, according to the school; one of three robberies that took place near the campus within a few hours of each other.
It was one of three separate robberies that took place between Friday night and Saturday morning near the campus.READ MORE: "Time for the village to step up": Volunteers help ease nationwide baby formula shortage
The report from BU says a female student and two companions were robbed at gunpoint at about 12:15 a.m. at St. Paul and Thatcher Street in Brookline.
The victims were not injured.
The suspects were described as two white males.
“One was about 6’2″ with a large nose and was wearing a white hoodie and black jacket… The second suspect was between 5’10″ and 6′, with a thick build and wearing a black jacket with a scarf over his face,” according to the report in BU Today.READ MORE: Video: Likely tornado spotted in Charlestown, New Hampshire
Two other unarmed robberies also took place in the span of a few hours. They do not appear to be connected.
The first was in the alley adjacent to Shaw’s supermarket around 11:30 p.m. Friday.
The later was outside 275 Babcock Street at 1:25 a.m. Saturday morning.
Both victims were assaulted and had their cellphones stolen.
Brookline, Boston and Boston University police are all investigating. BU says they are adding patrols in the area.MORE NEWS: Bail hearing postponed for Nathan Carman, charged in mom's death at sea
BU students were targeted in a string of robberies back in October. The suspects in those robberies were all arrested.