University student robbed near campus

The incident occurred near the intersection of 27th Avenue SE and 4th Street SE on Monday evening.

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The intersection of 27th Avenue SE and 4th Street SE

Madeline Deninger

A University of Minnesota student was robbed Monday evening, according to a University of Minnesota Police Department timely warning. 

The Minneapolis Police Department responded to the incident, which occurred near the intersection of 27th Avenue Southeast and 4th Street Southeast, at approximately 7:30 p.m. The incident was the University’s third timely warning since Sept. 2. 

The victim was reportedly approached by five males, aged 15 to 18, while walking to his apartment around 7:30 p.m. One of the suspects stated he was carrying a gun, and another punched the victim in the face and stole his valuables, according to the timely warning. 

The suspects fled the scene on-foot, heading southbound toward University Avenue Southeast.