Second armed robbery in a week reported on campus

The incident took place in Dinkytown late Saturday night.

Morgan La Casse

Morgan La Casse

Jasmine Snow

An attempted armed robbery happened in Dinkytown late Saturday night, according to an all-campus alert.

The incident took place near 6th Street Southeast and 14th Avenue Southeast at 11:05 p.m. The suspect — who was described as a male wearing a dark hoodie, dark pants and a face mask — was armed with a knife.

This is the second SAFE-U alert on an armed robbery sent out this week. Around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday night, an armed robbery was reported near 20th Avenue South and Riverside Avenue on the West Bank campus. The alert listed two suspects, one of whom had a black pistol. 

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