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U of M Student Robbed on Campus at Gunpoint

Updated: 04/28/2014 5:53 AM
Created: 04/27/2014 8:19 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

Minneapolis Police are looking for the suspect of an armed robbery of a University of Minnesota student on campus Friday.

It happened around 11:50 p.m. on University Avenue, near the ramp just south of Williams Arena, according to a crime alert send to U of M students Sunday.

A woman was walking alone when the suspect rushed out of the bushes, threatened her with a gun and demanded her cellphone. The victim handed over her phone and the suspect ran toward TCF Bank Stadium.

The victim was not hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Minneapolis Police Tip Line at 612-692-8477.


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