Attempted armed robbery reported on campus, fourth in December

The incident occurred in Dinkytown.

by Max Chao

A robbery and an attempted robbery were reported near campus on Saturday, according to an all-campus alert. 

The attempted robbery took place at 3:25 p.m. near 6th Street Southeast and 15th Avenue Southeast. The robbery took place at Mariucci Arena at 3:36 p.m. These incidents are the fifth and sixth robberies or attempted robberies reported through SAFE-U alerts in December. 

The alert lists two teen male suspects in a dark SUV. On Dec. 23, another SAFE-U alert on a robbery described two suspects in a dark SUV, although the police have not confirmed that the suspects are the same. 

This is a breaking news report. More information will be added as it becomes available.