Assault reported near Target Express on Sunday

Multiple thefts, burglaries and an armed robbery were also reported on and around campus last week.

Madeline Deninger

The first week of the fall semester saw several incidents of crime occur on- and off-campus.

Multiple thefts, assaults, burglaries and an armed robbery were reported near the University of Minnesota last week.

Assaults and an armed robbery

A 22-year-old male was reportedly assaulted at the intersection of 14th Avenue SE and 5th Street SE — near Target Express — early Sunday evening. 

Minneapolis police officers responded to a report of an assault around 7:20 p.m. The victim sustained “significant bodily harm” and was transported to the hospital, according to police.

Police have yet to identify potential suspects, or whether weapons were involved.

Minneapolis police also responded to a report of an armed robbery on University Avenue Southeast Sept. 6. A 31-year-old male victim was robbed at gunpoint in a park at 12:50 a.m., and reported the incident to police an hour later, police reports show. Police are still searching for suspects.

Thefts and burglaries

Several thefts were reported near campus last week, according to police.

A University student reported her iPad and iPhone were stolen from a classroom in the Phillips-Wangensteen Building to UMPD Sept. 8. 

A man reported having his wallet and checkbook stolen from his car, parked at his apartment on 8th Street Southeast on Sept. 9. The suspect entered the victim’s car without force, which may have been unlocked. According to the victim, several charges have been made to his stolen cards. There are currently no known suspects or available evidence. 

Twelve bicycle thefts were also reported on or around campus since Sept. 4.

Two burglaries were reported near campus last week, police records show.

A man reported a burglary to Minneapolis police after his garage was broken into Saturday evening. The suspect broke the door bolt to the garage, located on Arthur Avenue Southeast at 8:30 p.m. No suspects have been identified.

Minneapolis police officers responded to another burglary Sept. 4. A man reported  his apartment on 6th Street Southeast had been burglarized three days earlier.

Other notable incidents

A woman was reportedly struck by a vehicle at 1110 6th St SE at 12 p.m. on Sept. 5, according to police. Minneapolis police responded to the hit-and-run call after the victim reported it later that day. The victim was not injured. Police have yet to identify a suspect, and the victim couldn’t recall the license plate number or vehicle model. 

Correction: A previous version of this article included a description of missing property that could be misleading.