Cops investigate robbery on Stony Brook campus

Stony Brook University police are looking for suspects in a robbery early Friday near the O'Neil College.

Assistant Chief Neil Farrell said a male student was attacked from behind at about 1:30 a.m. by possibly two men who took the victim's iPhone.

The student had scratches on his arm but refused medical attention at the scene, Farrell said.


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University police and Suffolk County police's canine unit searched the area until about 4 a.m. but had "negative results," Farrell said.

The investigation is continuing, he said.

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