Updated – Rowan Police search for suspects after assault at Wellness Center


Updated 2/27 at 22:31-According to a Rowan Advisory email sent to students at 2:47 p.m., the Department of Rowan Public Safety identified and arrested the suspects of a hold-up that occurred outside of Winans Hall on Feb. 5.

As reported in an earlier story by the Whit, two men were assaulted outside of Winans Hall by three black male suspects who approached a four-door sedan. One of them “brandished a possible gun.”

The Rowan Advisory email states two of the assailants were minors, one age 16 and another age 17, with the third suspect being, Zhyace Gilmore, age 18.

“All three live in Sicklerville, NJ, and are not Rowan students. All were charged with multiple criminal counts,” the email said.

Original – Rowan University Police are searching for suspects involved in an incident that occurred outside of the Wellness Center at approximately 8:40 p.m. on Sunday, according to a Rowan Alert email sent to students at 9:40 p.m.

The email stated two men were assaulted outside of Winans Hall by four black male suspects who approached in a four-door sedan. One suspect, dressed in a red sweatshirt with grey pants, demanded money from the two victims while “brandishing a possible hand gun,” the email said.

The email described three of the suspects “as clean cut with short hair,” the other suspect having dreadlocks.

After the incident, the four suspects fled in their vehicle eastbound on Route 322 toward the Marriott, according to the alert.

The email tells students to call 911 or notify Rowan Police at (856)-256-4911 immediately if they see the vehicle or suspects.

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