UMN Medical Center visitor robbed in parking ramp

Two suspects stole one victim’s backpack before escaping from a parking ramp on the east bank of campus

A University of Minnesota Police car is parked outside of the Graduate Hotel on East Bank  on Thursday, June 21.

Tony Saunders

A University of Minnesota Police car is parked outside of the Graduate Hotel on East Bank on Thursday, June 21.

Dylan Anderson

A University of Minnesota Medical Center visitor was robbed after being approached in a parking garage by two suspects on Monday, according to an email sent to the University community.

The two suspects forcibly grabbed the victim’s backpack around 6:10 p.m., causing the victim to fall in the stairwell of a parking ramp, according to the alert. The victim sustained minor injuries.

The suspects escaped into the hospital parking ramp, according to the alert. They are both described as black males in their early twenties. 

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the University of Minnesota Police Department at (612)-642-2677.