Crime Alert – Robbery – June 24th

JUNE 26 2014: Off Campus Robbery

On Tuesday, June 24th at approximately 8:30 p.m., a robbery occurred on the I94 foot bridge just south of Butler Place and Murphy Park. The victim is not affiliated with Augsburg College.

According to Minneapolis Police the victim described the suspects as “2 African American males, and 2 African American females”. Suspects took a backpack, iPad, iPhone, and a wallet. Victim was treated for minor injuries. Anyone with information is asked to call the Minneapolis Police Tip Line at 612-692-8477 or submit an online tip via Minneapolis Police website below http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/report/index.htm

Crime prevention and Safety tips can be found on the Augsburg – Public Safety website Crime Prevention page.

Safety Tips:

*Avoid walking alone at night.
*Keep valuables out of sight.
*Be aware of your surroundings and minimize distractions (ear buds, texting).
*Public Safety escorts are available to approved escort locations from dusk until dawn. Walking escorts to and from on-campus locations are available 24/7
*Report suspicious activity to Public Safety at 612-330-1717 or Minneapolis Police 911