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EMU Police 1200 Oakwood Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

1200 Oakwood Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

  • EMU Police Emergency: 734.487.1222 or 911
  • Non Emergency Police Dispatch: 734.487.1222

Timely Warning & Public Safety Notices


PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE: 15-02, January 23, 2015

REPORTED CRIME: Armed Robbery – City of Ypsilanti – Off Campus

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 1:49 a.m. on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 1000 North Huron River Drive, at the Peninsular Place Apartment Complex.  The victim, a pizza delivery driver and non-EMU student, was making a pizza delivery and reported being approached by two suspects, who produced a black hand gun and told the victim to give them all his money.  The suspects fled on foot northbound on Leforge Road.  Ypsilanti Police Department and Eastern Michigan University officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspects.

The victim describes the suspects as follows:

Suspect one: Dark skinned, thin black male, with a black handgun, last seen wearing a black hooded sweat shirt, black gloves, and a bandana over his face.

Suspect two: Light skinned, thin black male, last seen wearing a grey hooded sweat shirt, dark pants, black gloves and a bandana over his face.

Please report any information regarding this incident to the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.

The EMU Police Department would like to remind the University community to:

  • Secure doors and windows.
  • Keep all valuables secured in the locked location.
  • Trust your intuition. If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.
  • If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.
  • Program the number for EMU Police (734.487.1222) into your cell phone.

Check the EMU public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/police/services/prevention/safety_tips.php

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UPDATE:  Ypsilanti Police have reclassified this incident to Assault & Battery.

PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE: 15-1, January 18, 2015

REPORTED CRIME: Aggravated Assault – City of Ypsilanti – Off Campus

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a report of an aggravated assault that occurred at approximately 4:05 a.m. on Sunday, January 18, 2015 in the area of Washtenaw Avenue and Normal Street.

The victim, a non EMU student, reported being approached by a suspect asking for a cigarette as she was walking. The victim stated the suspect struck her in the face several times and then tried to drag her into an adjacent alley. The victim was able to get away. The suspect fled on foot heading west on Washtenaw. YPD & EMU Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.

The victim describes the suspect as follows:

Suspect: Black male approximately 50 to 60 years old, 5-8, medium build, with a pock-marked face, a mustache, last seen wearing a black winter hat, dark puffy coat and dark pants.

Please report any information regarding this incident to the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.

The EMU Police Department would like to remind the University Community to:

Secure doors and windows.
Keep all valuables secured in the locked location.
Trust your intuition, if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.
If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light phone to call for assistance.
Program the number for EMU Police (734.487.1222) into your cell phone.
Check the EMU public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/police/services/prevention/safety_tips.php

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