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.
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