Victim Robbed at Gunpoint & Knife Point Near UCSB Campus

Two Suspects Fled on Foot, SB Sheriff's Department Investigating

Joe Buttitta, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Anchor/Reporter, jbuttitta@keyt.com
POSTED: 09:53 AM PST Nov 07, 2013    UPDATED: 04:05 PM PST Nov 07, 2013 
ISLA VISTA, Calif. -

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department is looking for two men who robbed a victim at knife point and gunpoint near the UC Santa Barbara Campus Wednesday.

The theft happened around 11:25 p.m. when two robbers, both men, approached the victim at Embarcadero del Norte and forcibly took belongings. The two men then left the area on foot. They are described as black male adults, wearing hooded sweatshirts.

The Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office is investigating and UCSB has sent an email informing all students of the crime.

Anyone with any information about this incident or any other crime is encouraged to contact the UCSB Police Department at (805) 893-3446 or Santa Barbara County Sheriff s Tip Line at the following link: http://www.sbsheriff.org/anonymoustips.html