Police were searching for two armed men who attempted to rob a student at California State University Northridge late Monday night, campus police said.
The attempted robbery was reported around 11 p.m. as the student was traveling on his skateboard on Prairie Street as he headed eastbound toward Etiwanda Avenue, according to the CSUN Police Department.
The victim was approached from behind by two men. One of them asked the victim "what you got" and pulled out a possible handgun, police said.
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The victim refused to give the men any property and continued traveling to campus.
The student said he saw the two men get into a gray sedan that drove towards Reseda Boulevard, according to campus police.
Campus police sent an email around midnight alerting students about the attempted robbery.