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CRIME ALERT:  University of Michigan Police

Alert ID:

2011-14 / U-M DPS (11-2338)

Date of Incident:

Aug. 18, 2011 about 1:50am


500 block of Thompson St at Kennedy Dr near West Quad


Non-aggravated Assault


(updated on Aug 18 2011 19:55)
A wanted poster with a sketch of the suspect is now available. Click on the image for the poster.

(updated on Aug 18 2011 00:00)
As a student was walking southbound along Thompson St, her arm was grabbed by an unknown man. She struggled, broke free and fled. She was not injured. Suspect fled in an unknown direction.


Black male, late 50s, 5'7"-5'8", thin build, clean shaven, bald or very short hair, wearing a green shirt, dark-colored pants, a white or light-colored baseball cap.

If you have any information:

Please contact U-M POLICE (UMPD) at (734) 763-1131 or dial 9-1-1


  • If you see a suspect, do not approach--call police.
  • Always keep your doors locked, even while at home.
  • Look assertive and be aware of your surroundings.
  • Be aware that your risk increases in secluded and isolated areas.
  • 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 (no coins need for 9-1-1 calls).
  • Confidential TIP line 1-800-863-1355.
For status updates to this posting, check the UMPD website regularly:

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