UMN student robbed at gunpoint on West Bank

The gunpoint robbery occurred outside Hanson Hall Monday morning.


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The intersection of South 4th Street and South 20th Avenue on West Bank.

Maraya King

A University of Minnesota student was robbed at gunpoint outside Hanson Hall on West Bank Monday morning, according to a timely warning email sent by University of Minnesota police. 

UMPD had arrested suspects in relation to the crime and recovered the victim’s belongings by 4:56 p.m, according to an updated timely warning email. 

The suspect threatened the victim with a semi-automatic handgun, stealing her purse and cell phone around 9:35 a.m., the first email says. After the robbery, the suspect left in the area in a grey Volkswagen Jetta. 

This is the first timely warning of the spring semester and the first timely warning email sent since Oct. 31.

Anyone with additional information about the incident is asked to contact the University of Minnesota Police Department at 612-624-2677.