BOULDER, Colo. (KDVR) — The University of Colorado Boulder police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that involved shots fired near dorms on campus early Tuesday morning.

A campus-wide emergency alert was sent out just before 4 a.m. from CU Police about an attempted armed robbery that took place at CU Williams Village. Williams Village is located east of the main campus at 3300 Baseline Road and is home to undergraduate students.

An update provided by CU Police at around 12 p.m. Tuesday gave more details into the attempted robbery. The crime occurred at 2:30 a.m. when two suspects attempted to rob a CU Boulder student in the parking lot of Williams Village.

Police said the victim was able to run away, but the suspects fired two shots before fleeing in a white Jeep Cherokee. No one was injured, according to CU.

The suspects were described as:

  • Hispanic men
  • Between 5 feet, 5 inches tall and 5 feet, 7 inches tall
  • Both men were wearing black hoodies with black bandanas covering their face

Police are looking for any additional information on the robbery. If you know anything or witnessed the crime, you are asked to contact CU Police at 303-492-6666.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.