2 arrested in USC student robberies
Police say they have arrested two men who robbed three USC students of their cellphones near campus earlier this week, according to news reports.
The robberies occurred within a few minutes of each other shortly after 9 p.m. Monday, City News Service reported.
Each time, the students were walking alone when they were approached by several young men armed with metal bars and possibly a handgun, according to the report.
Police detained the two suspects on unrelated charges but found they had items related to the robberies, authorities told KTLA Channel 5.
-- Paloma Esquivel