SECURITY BULLETIN: Home Invasion in Off-Campus Residence

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The Ann Arbor Police Department (AAPD) is actively investigating a home invasion and felonious assault that occurred in an off-campus neighborhood.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. AAPD officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Packard St. to respond to a home invasion report.

As reported to AAPD officers, a resident found a subject hiding in a third-floor closet. The suspect pulled a knife, stole the victim’s wallet, and fled out the window in an unknown direction. It is believed that the suspect entered the residence through a third-floor rear window off of the fire escape. 

The Ann Arbor Police are investigating this incident. If you have information, please contact the AAPD Tip Line (734) 794-6939 or

Regardless of whether you’re living on or off the University of Michigan campus, everyone should take a proactive approach to secure their residence. DPSS strongly encourages you to:

  • Keep your windows and doors locked 
  • Turn on exterior lights at night
  • Close blinds at night and keep doorwall security bars in place
  • Store valuables out of plain sight 
  • Do not prop open exterior doors
  • Do not hold open exterior doors for people you do not know 
  • Know who is at your front door before you open it 
  • When you take a vacation, put a temporary hold on your mail and other deliveries
  • Report any suspicious behavior or incidents