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Eight UT students arrested for involvement in alleged robbery

Updated 8 hours, 39 minutes ago

The UT Police Department notified the university Thursday that eight UT students have been arrested for their connection to an alleged robbery that occurred Feb. 24.

Two male students reported the incident Feb. 27 to UTPD. According to the two male victims who live together in North Carrick Hall and a witness who was with them at the time of the alleged robbery, two students they knew came to the male victims' door that Tuesday night at approximately 9 p.m.

After allowing the two students to enter, six more people followed them into the room. Once all eight suspects ...

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Guest Column

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