Gunman robs West U woman in her garage

A West University woman was robbed at gunpoint in her garage in the 6300 block of Westchester Avenue Tuesday night, police said.

Officers responded to the call, near University Boulevard, at 10:43 p.m. The woman told them a man approached her with a small silver pistol as she exited her vehicle in her garage, took her cellphone, and then ran toward an older four-door sedan that was waiting.

He jumped into the passenger side, and the vehicle sped south on Westchester.

The gunman was described as a slender, black male in his early 20s wearing a gray hoodie.

West U police remind residents to remain alert to their surroundings and to report suspicious vehicles or persons to 713-668-0330 – or to call 911 in an emergency.

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