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CRIME ALERT:  University of Michigan Police

Alert ID:

2013-21 / UMPD

Date of Incident:

Dec. 7th, 2013, about 1:40 am


South side of Hatcher Graduate Library (900 block South University Ave)


Unarmed Robbery


(updated on Dec 07 2013 07:30)
As a student walked under the building's south overhang, two unknown men approached him. One reportedly punched him in the head, knocking him down. He also was kicked twice. One subject began searching the victim's pockets but fled west toward State Street when other people approached. No property was taken. The victim did not seek medical assistance.


1) Black male 6'-6'3", 35-40 years old, with a goatee, wearing a black hoodie pulled over his head and a blue neck warmer
2) Male - no additional description available

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.
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