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Robbery by the LMC Lake

On Wednesday November 5, 2014 at approximately 7:15pm, two Los Medanos College students were robbed of cash and cell phones while sitting at the lake. The students were sitting on the south side of lake after their classes had ended when they were approached by three adult males. The suspects approached the victims from behind as they were sitting down at the lake.


Suspect one was seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up and dark jeans.


Suspect two was seen wearing a long sleeved red shirt and dark jeans.


Suspect three was seen wearing a black long sleeved shirt and dark jeans. This suspect displayed what appeared to be a black semi-automatic handgun with a silver barrel.


If you have any information regarding this case, please contact Police Services at (925) 439-1505


It is important that we take steps to increase our safety, both on and off the LMC campus. Please note the following personal safety tips:



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LMC student robbed on trail behind LMC (March 5, 2014)

On Wednesday afternoon, March 5, an incident happened just off the LMC property. An LMC student was robbed by five individuals on the trail that runs behind the back or south side of LMC.


East Bay Regional Parks Police responded to the area and spoke with the student and has documented the incident. We wanted to make you all aware of this incident, as we know many people use this trail to access the College property.


Your safety and the safety of all of our students and employees is the highest of priorities for the College. Please be aware of your surroundings when walking on the trail and if you see anything suspicious, please contact Police Services at (925) 439-1505, or 911 if it is an emergency.



On Monday, September 23 at 10:40am, a student was grabbed while walking to Los Medanos College. The incident took place at the lake near the entrance to the De Anza Trail. The suspect demanded the student's "stuff". The student was able to free himself and defended himself by hitting the suspect. The student ran to the college campus and contacted Police Services.


The student was not injured. After a search of the campus and in the surrounding neighborhoods, the suspect was not located. The suspect was described as an African American male, late teens or early 20's with short hair. He was wearing a gray Pittsburg High School sweatshirt, black jeans and black shoes.

A reminder to the LMC community, please be aware of your surroundings at all time, and report any suspicious activity to Police Services at (925) 439-1505 or ext. 3228 from any campus phone.


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