The Murfreesboro Police Department reported five robberies and assaults on or around campus between Thursday and Sunday.
The crimes, two aggravated assaults, two aggravated robberies and an armed robbery/simple assault, all occurred between Thursday and late Sunday morning. The crimes all took place within less than three quarters of a mile, occurring on or near the west side of campus.
One of the incidents, an aggravated assault on E State Street, resulted in the injury and hospitalization of the 20-year-old victim. The Murfreesboro Police later arrested LaJames Marable, 18, for aggravated assault, tampering with evidence, unlawful possession of a firearm and evading arrest.
No other incident resulted in injury or arrest and there are no known connections between the incidents, despite their geographic and chronological similarities.
Below is a map of the crimes. Each marker represents and describes an incident.
If you have any information regarding these or any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers at (615) 893-7867.
For Murfreesboro Police, call (615) 849-2670. For MTSU Police, call (615) 898-2424. For emergencies, dial 911.
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