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University of Michigan Student Victim of Armed Robbery

ANN ARBOR, MI – The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security has issued a Crime Alert after a student became the victim of an armed robbery.armed_robbery1

A student reported that as he walked northeast between parking lots from NC28 to NC46 off Hayward Ave, he was approached by an unknown male who brandished a small handgun and demanded money. The student gave the man cash and the suspect fled northward on foot.

No suspect description is available.

Student are reminded to:

  • Close blinds at night and keep doorwall security bars in place.
  • Keep rooms and apartments locked at all times.
  • Apartment-dwellers should turn on exterior lights at night.
  • Walk with a trusted friend or co-worker when possible.
  • Trust your intuition. If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, choose an alternative.
  • Have your keys in hand before you reach your vehicle or residence.
  • If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light emergency phone or call 9-1-1 from any phone.
  • Confidential Tip Line 1-800-863-1355.

If you have information concerning this crime, please contact U-M Division of Public Safety and Security at (734) 763-1131 or dial 9-1-1

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