The University Record, August 12, 2002


Facilities and Operations

Alert issued for armed robbery

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) issued a crime alert July 28 for an armed robbery that reportedly occurred in the Church Street parking structure earlier that morning. Four male visitors were engaged in a discussion on the second level of the structure about 1 a.m., when one of the men allegedly produced a small handgun, grabbed money out of the victim’s hand and fled with another man. One suspect is described as a Black male, 19–20 years old, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, with a stocky build, wearing a black skullcap, striped shirt and blue jeans. The other suspect is described as a Black male, 19–20 years old, 5 feet 9 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall, 160 pounds and wearing a red bandana and a red shirt. No one was injured in the incident.

Aggravated assaults reported

A University visitor reported being punched in the nose about 10 p.m. July 26 near the corner of South

University and East University avenues. A 21-year-old Ann Arbor man was arrested after fleeing the scene. He was arraigned on one count of assault with intent to rob and remained in jail as of press deadline. The victim sought treatment at University Hospital.

In another incident, a 50-year-old Ann Arbor man was arrested for felonious assault July 31 after a campus vendor reported the man had threatened him with a knife. The suspect was released pending authorization from the county prosecutor.

Moped stolen and recovered

A report was filed with DPS that a moped had been stolen July 17 from the Fletcher Street parking

structure. It was recovered later that day by the Ann Arbor Police in an Ann Arbor neighborhood.

Woman arrested for clock theft

A 56-year-old Ann Arbor woman was arrested July 29 for larceny in a building. She is charged with stealing a clock from a table in a University Hospital waiting room May 15. Larceny in a building could result in a five-year prison sentence.

Parking permits popular target

With the beginning of the new parking permit year, thefts of parking decals and hangtags rose in July.

DPS took reports of 13 permits that were stolen from vehicles in various campus parking lots. Most were taken from unlocked cars.