Alert ID: 2020-5
Alert Agency: UMPD (#20-4561)
Alert Issued: Nov. 15, 2020, 2:50 p.m.
Date of Incident: November 15, 2020, at approximately 11:35 a.m.
Location: Parking Lot NW-55, 2500 Stone Rd., Ann Arbor
Offense: Armed Robbery
Summary: CANCELED – November 17, 2020: This Crime Alert has been canceled. The University of Michigan Police Department has a person of interest in custody.
The victim was meeting a subject to sell a gaming console listed for sale on the internet. As the victim approached the vehicle the suspect pulled a gun and told him to give him the property. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction.
If you have any information, please contact the Division of Public Safety & Security at (734) 763-1131
Safety and Security Tips:
- If selling or buying goods, meet in the Safe Exchange Zone or other neutral, populated and well-lit areas
- If you are in need of a safe place for an in-person exchange of goods, DPSS has established a “Safe Exchange Zone.”
- Do not disclose unnecessary personal details and avoid meeting at your home.
- When possible, bring a friend to accompany you during the transaction.
- Look assertive and be aware of your surroundings
- Trust your intuition. If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, choose an alternative
- If you feel threatened, look for a blue light emergency phone or call 911 from any phone.
- If you see something, say something. Report suspicious behavior. Call 911
- Confidential Tip Line 1-800-863-1355