Attempted robbery near 13th and University

The Minneapolis Police Department is investigating the incident.

Morgan La Casse

Morgan La Casse

Ethan Fine

A SAFE-U alert sent out to the University of Minnesota community notified of an attempted robbery on Sunday afternoon.

The attempted robbery occurred near 13th and University Ave SE at 12:18 p.m. 

The suspect exited a white car, pushing down a woman in an attempt to steal her phone. The suspect then reentered the car and left, with another man driving.

The suspect, a male, was last seen wearing a red sweatshirt. No weapon was seen during the attempted robbery. 

The Minneapolis Police Department is investigating the incident. 

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