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 2010 Archive

 

Informational Release to the Campus Community – December 22, 2010

Reported Crime: Armed Robbery (Off Campus – City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 5:50a.m., at a business in the 500 block of West Cross Street in the City of Ypsilanti.  The victim reported the suspect was armed with a black handgun, and fled out the door after taking cash from the register. There was no report of injuries. The victim is a non-EMU student.

The victim described the suspect as an African American male, early twenties, 6'0", short hair, wearing a black knit cap, and a black jacket.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police at (734) 483-9510.

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

• Be aware of your surroundings.
• Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for
night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
• Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable,
choose an alternative.
• Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
• If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look
for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the
classroom buildings.
• If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to Campus Community – Dec. 20, 2010

Reported Crime:  Home Invasion (Burglary)

Location: 800 block of Green Road, City of Ypsilanti (off campus)

On December 20 (today), at approximately 12:50 p.m., a resident of an apartment confronted three suspects who had forced their way into his apartment.  The victim chased the suspects from the apartment, where they fled on foot in an unknown direction. No injuries were reported. Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate.

The victim described the suspects as black males, approximately 18-23 years of age, wearing all dark clothing.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police at (734) 483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

•        Secure doors and windows.

•        Keep all valuables secured in the locked location.

•        Report any crime or suspicious activity to EMU Police at (734) 487-1222.

•        Check the EMU public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm

 

Timely Warning to Campus Community - Dec. 1

Armed Robbery - off campus (City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 11:20 p.m. on Nov. 30, in the 200 block of Ballard Street.  A pizza delivery person was robbed at gunpoint of money and food items while making a delivery.  The victim, who is not an EMU student, was not injured.  The victim described the suspect as being a black male, 6'3", 160 pounds, with a goatee, wearing a black coat, black pants, black shoes, Olde English "D" hat, and was carrying a silver handgun.  The suspect fled on foot from the scene.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police at (734) 483-9510.

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

• Be aware of your surroundings.
• Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible.
• Contact SEEUS for night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
• Trust your intuition. If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable,choose an alternative.
• Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
• If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the classroom buildings.
• If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm

 

Informational Release to Campus Community Nov. 29, 2010

Incident:  Assault/Suspicious Person – off campus (City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a reported assault that occurred in the 900 block of W. Cross Street at about 9 p.m. on Nov. 28.  An EMU student reported being in the parking lot of her apartment house off campus when she was approached by a male suspect.  The suspect put his hand over her mouth, but she was able to get away and the suspect fled the area on foot.  Ypsilanti Police searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

The victim described the suspect as being a black male, early 40's in age, 5'5", large build, wearing a light brown knit cap.

The Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate and request anyone with information related to this case contact them at (734) 483-9510.

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

• Be aware of your surroundings.
• Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for
night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
• Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable,
choose an alternative.
• Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
• If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look
for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the
classroom buildings.
• If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to the Campus Community – November 28, 2010

Shots Fired – City of Ypsilanti (Off Campus)

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating an incident of shots being fired that occurred off campus, at approximately 2:15 a.m. this morning, in the 1400 block of Gregory Street.  Ypsilanti Police officers initially responded but were unable to locate anyone in the area or any damage. The resident of an apartment, an EMU student, called Ypsilanti Police several hours later to report finding bullet holes in his apartment.  No injuries were reported. No suspect information is available.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734)483-9510.

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

• Be aware of your surroundings.
• Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for
night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
• Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable,
choose an alternative.
• Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
• If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look
for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the
classroom buildings.
• If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

Timely Warning to Campus Community - November 26, 2010

Armed Robbery (off campus - City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 11 a.m. today, at a store in the area of W. Cross Street and Ballard Street.  Two men entered the store and robbed the clerk at gunpoint.  Money and store products were taken.  No one was injured.  The suspects fled on foot.

The suspects were described as two men, unknown race, wearing masks and dark clothing, one with a silver handgun.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police at (734) 483-9510.

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

Be aware of your surroundings.Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for night time escorts at 734-487-3387.Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable, choose an alternative.Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the classroom buildings.If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips: http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

EMU Informational Release to the Campus Community – November 10, 2010

Reported Crime:  Armed Robbery

(Occurred off Campus – City of Ypsilanti)

At approximately 11p.m. Wednesday night, in the 700 block of Congress Street, two subjects were walking when three males ran up from behind them, demanding everything in their pockets.  The three suspects ran north towards College Place after taking personal property from the victims.

No injuries were reported.  Both victims were not EMU students.

The victims described the suspects as follows:

Suspect #1:  African American male, 6'0" 185-190lbs, last seen wearing a gray puffy winter coat, dark winter hat, dark pants, no facial hair, armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.

Suspect #2:  African American male, 5'8", round face, no facial hair, average weight, 20's, last seen wearing a black puffy jacket with a green or gray hooded sweatshirt under it and jeans.

Suspect #3:  African American male, approximately 20 years old, dressed in dark clothing.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police at (734) 483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for
nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

EMU Police Department Timely Warning to Campus Residents – November 5, 2010

Reported Crime: Burglary – Home Invasion  - Report Number 10-2189

The EMU Police Department received a complaint this morning of a burglary that occurred today, between 2:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., in Sellers Hall.  The student's room was entered while the residents were sleeping.  When the residents awoke they discovered that money had been stolen from the room.

The victims, who were uninjured, could not provide a description of the suspect(s).

The Department of Public Safety continues to investigate this crime.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Department of Public Safety at (734) 487-1222 or at the anonymous Tip Line at (734) 487-4TIP (734) 487-4847.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

•        Secure residence hall doors and windows.

•        Keep all valuables secured in the locked location.

•        Report any crime or suspicious activity to EMU Police at (734) 487-1222.

•        Check the EMU public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to Campus Residents November 1, 2010

The EMU Police Department would like to inform the residents of Walton Hall about an incident of arson which was reported on Nov. 1, 2010.

The incident occurred on the third floor of Walton Hall, between Friday, October 29, 2010 and 11:00 a.m. today, November 1, 2010.

A small section of string spider web on a resident's door was set on fire.

Although this incident only resulted in minor damage, and it may appear insignificant, it is arson and is taken very seriously because of the potential danger to the residents and the community.  Arson charges carry a fine and a prison sentence of up to 20 years.

The Department of Public Safety continues to investigate this crime.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Department of Public Safety at (734) 487-1222 or at the anonymous Tip Line at (734) 487-4TIP (734-487-4847).

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to

• Promptly report any incident of arson to the police.

• Report any crime or suspicious activity to EMU Police at 734-487-1222.

• Check the EMU public Safety website for additional safety tips:

http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

Update on October 30, 2010, informational crime release

Off-campus incident (City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are advising that the report of an attempted armed robbery, which occurred in the 800 block of Huron River Drive on October 29, was a falsely reported crime.  The investigation has shown that the incident did not happen.  The Ypsilanti Police report that they will be seeking criminal charges against the person who falsely reported this incident.


 

Informational Release to the Campus Community – October 30, 2010

Reported Crime: Attempted Armed Robbery (Off Campus – City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. on October 29, in the 800 block of Huron River Drive in the City of Ypsilanti.  The victim reported having car trouble and while stopped was approached by an unknown suspect, who demanded his money while holding onto a weapon in his waistband. The victim stated that he sped off in his car and the suspect ran in the opposite direction. There was no report of injuries.  The victim is a non-EMU student.

The victim described the suspect as an African American male, late teens, 5 '9, wearing a black mask on top of his head. The suspect had multiple earrings in each ear. The suspect wore a black puffy waist length coat that had yellow patches on the upper arms.

The Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate and anyone with information is asked to contact The Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.

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

•  Be aware of your surroundings.
•  Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for
night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
•  Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable,
choose an alternative.
•  Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
•  If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look
for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the
classroom buildings.
•  If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

EMU Informational Release to the Campus Community – Off Campus - October 29, 2010

Reported Crime:  Attempted Home Invasion

The Ypsilanti Police reported that at approximately 11:35 p.m. on October 28, 2010 in the 300 block of Olive Street, a male EMU Student reported that heard a subject rattling his front door knob and then the back door knob.  The victim then went to the back door and as he approached the door, he heard the sound of someone kicking the door in an attempt to force it open.  The victim opened the door and confronted the suspects. The suspects fled on foot toward Hamilton Street.  The suspects did not gain entry to the house and did not take anything. No injuries were reported by the resident.

A similiar description of two male suspects walking around the yards in the 400 blk of N.Hamilton was also reported.

No injuries were reported by the victim.

The victim described the suspects as the following:

#1) African American male, 25-30 years of age, 6', last seen wearing a dark colored green/blue patterned leather looking jacket with fur around the hood.

#2) African American male (no further description given by the victim).

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.


 

Informational Release to the Campus Community – October 28, 2010

Shots Fired – City of Ypsilanti (Off Campus)

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating an incident of shots being fired that occurred off campus, at approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, in the 300 block of Jarvis Street.  Multiple shots were reported, but there have been no reports of injuries or property damage.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734)483-9510.

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

• Be aware of your surroundings.
• Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for
night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
• Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable,
choose an alternative.
• Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
• If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look
for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the
classroom buildings.
• If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to Campus Community – October 26, 2010

Reported Crime: Felonious Assault (Occurred Off Campus – Ypsilanti Township)

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department is investigating a felonious assault that occurred at approximately 2:20 a.m. this morning on Huron River Drive, near Superior Road, in Ypsilanti Township.  The victim stopped behind a vehicle in the road that appeared to be disabled.  The victim was approached by the suspect, who stepped from the front of the disabled vehicle with a handgun in his hand.  The victim fled in his vehicle without injury or further incident.

The victim described the suspect as an African American male, last seen wearing a gold sweatshirt.  The suspect vehicle was described as a mid-90's, four-door Dodge Stratus, black in color.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department at 734-971-8400.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to Campus Community - October 24, 2010

Felonious Assault and Auto Theft - Off Campus Incident- City of Ypsilanti

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a report of a felonious assault, larceny and auto theft that occurred in the 1400 block of Gregory St., at about 11:00 p.m. on October 23.  The victims, who are not EMU students, were treated for at a local hospital for injuries.

The suspects who are described as on-line acquaintances are described as:

Suspect #1 -light skinned black male, shorter, messy hair, 5'8, 175 lbs., neat trimmed beard
Suspect #2 -dark skinned black male, 5'9, 180 lbs., unkept beard, tattoo on left hand

Stolen during the incident were home electronics and a 1999 Chevy Prizm, burgundy in color.

Anyone with information related to this complaint is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University
Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

UPDATE: October 27 - The Ypsilanti Police have determined, through further investigation, the reported sexual assault occurred outside the City of Ypsilanti, and not near the EMU campus.  The sketch of the suspect that was generated regarding this incident is invalid, and the vehicle description is invalid as well.  The case is being referred to another jurisdiction for further investigation.


 

CANCELLED -EMU Informational Release to the Campus Community – Off Campus - October 22, 2010

Reported Crime:  Criminal Sexual Conduct

The Ypsilanti Police reported that at approximately 9:30 p.m. on October 21, 2010 in the 1200 block of Cornell Street, a female (non-EMU Student) was walking out to her vehicle when a group of males pulled up in another vehicle.  The males exited the vehicle and all but the driver got into another vehicle and left the area.  The driver of the first vehicle approached the female and made advances toward her.  The female declined the advances and the male grabbed her.  The male led her into the back seat of his vehicle and forced himself upon her.  After a few minutes, the male let her go and she ran back into her apartment building.  The male fled in his vehicle in an unknown direction.  Several hours later, the female went to the hospital with her friend and the Ypsilanti Police were called.

The victim described the suspect as the following:

African American male, light complexion, possibly mid 30's, 6', 210-220lbs, with a "patchy" beard

The victim described the suspect vehicle as the following:

Black Kia Soul, 4 door, unknown license plate.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University
Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for
nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

UPDATE: October 27, 2010 - The Ypsilanti Police have made a second arrest in this case, Quincy Mann, charging him with robbery and home invasion.  Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate this case.


 

UPDATE: October 14, 2010 - The Ypsilanti Police Department has arrested an individual involved in the armed robbery that occurred on October 12th, in the 300 block of Perrin Street, in the City of Ypsilanti.  The individual is a 19- year- old man.  He is currently being held in the Washtenaw County Jail and is expected to be arraigned on Friday.

The investigation continues for the other suspects.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.


 

EMU Informational Release to the Community – October 12, 2010

Reported Crime:  Home Invasion / Armed Robbery / Stolen Vehicle - Occurred off Campus – City of Ypsilanti

At approximately 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night, October 12th, in the 300 block of Perrin St., a resident was approached while on his front porch by four African American males and forced back into the residence at gun point.  A total of six people were in the residence including one EMU student.  Once inside, the victims were told they would not be harmed if they cooperated. The assailants took cellular phones, 2 laptops and a small amount of cash before fleeing from the location.

No injuries were reported.

The victims described the suspects as follows:
Suspect #1:  African American male, clean shaven, last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, armed with a small silver pistol.

Suspect #2:  African American male, 5'6", last seen wearing a black wool hat.

Suspects #3 & #4: African American males 20 – 24 years of age.  No further descriptions could be given because the assailants informed all the victims not to look up at them.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police at (734) 483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

UPDATE: October 14, 2010: The Ypsilanti Police Department has arrested two individuals involved in the armed robbery reported on October 8th, which occurred in the 400 block of N. Hamilton, in the City of Ypsilanti.  Both individuals were charged with armed robbery and are being held in the Washtenaw County Jail.  The individuals were identified as:
- Dion Terrell Wade of Ypsilanti
- Quintez Jaron Gardner of Ann Arbor

The investigation continues for the third suspect.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.


EMU Informational Release to the Campus Community – Off Campus - October 8, 2010

Reported Crime:  Armed Robbery

The Ypsilanti Police reported that at approximately 12:45 a.m. this morning in the 400 block of N. Hamilton, two EMU students (one male and one female) were approached by three males on foot as they were sitting on a porch of the student's residence. One suspect told the victims to give them their property and produced a handgun.  A second suspect also was reportedly armed with a handgun. The victims turned over a laptop computer, cell phone, and a purse. The suspects fled from the residence on foot. The victims did not report any injuries.

The victims described the suspects as the following:

Suspect #1:  African American male, early 20's, 6', medium build, last seen wearing a puffy black coat, black knit hat.

Suspect #2:  African American male, early 20's, 5'9", medium build, last seen wearing a black puffy coat, black knit hat.

Suspect #3:  African American male, early 20's, medium build, last seen wearing a black puffy coat.

****  Suspects #1 and #2 were later arrested and lodged at Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department pending warrant authorization.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

EMU Police Timely Warning to the Community – October 5, 2010

Reported Crime:  Attempted Carjacking / Unarmed Robbery

At approximately 8:30 p.m. tonight in the Oakwood Guest Parking Lot, a female EMU student, reported that she was approached by two males on foot as she was sitting in her vehicle.  The first male approached the victim and demanded her vehicle.  The second male stood on the passenger side of her vehicle. When the victim advised she was not giving him her vehicle, the suspect pulled her from the vehicle.  After a brief struggle, the suspect got into the victim's vehicle and tried to start it.  The victim struggled with the suspect some more and then started screaming for help.  Two witnesses approached the victim and the suspects fled on foot.  The suspects fled in a southwesterly direction from the lot. The victim's backpack was stolen by the suspects.

No weapons were reported to have been used. The victim reported minor injuries, but declined any medical attention.

The victim and witnesses described the suspects as the following:
Suspect #1:  African American male, early 20's, 5'-5'5", medium build, last seen wearing a white or gray hooded sweatshirt.

Suspect #2:  African American male, early 20's, 5'-5'5", medium build, last seen wearing a green "EMU" hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the EMU Police Department at 734-487-1222 or the EMU Police Tip Line at 734-487-4847.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to Campus Community – September 24, 2010

Reported Crime: Aggravated Assault – off campus – City of Ypsilanti

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating a report of an aggravated assault which occurred in the 600 block of W. Cross St. in the City of Ypsilanti.  The victim and a friend were walking on the sidewalk when they began to have an exchange of words with two suspects who were on the porch of a house.  The suspects came off the porch and assaulted the victim which required him to be treated at a local hospital.  Nothing was taken in the assault.  The suspects fled the area, running east on W. Cross St.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 505 W. Michigan Ave., or by phone at (734) 483-9510.


 

Informational Release to the Campus Community - September 20, 2010

Reported Crime; Aggravated Assault  (off campus- City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating an aggravated assault which was reported to have occurred in the area of Ballard St. and Emmet St. at about 2:45 a.m. this morning.  While walking in the area, an EMU student was assaulted by six people whom he did not know.  The incident was described as being unprovoked and nothing was taken from the victim.  The suspects left the area in an older-model, white, Ford Areostar van.  The victim was treated for injuries at a local hospital.

The suspects were described as two African American females, and four African American males.

The Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate and anyone with information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to Campus Community - August 11, 2010

Reported Crime: Attempted Murder (Off Campus – Ypsilanti Township)

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department is investigating a report of a female who was assaulted by two to three suspects in the Maplewood apartment complex, located west of Rynearson Stadium, across from St. Joseph Mercy Hospital.  She was physically assaulted to the point of becoming unconscious.  She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The suspects were described by the victim as two to three black males; one was described to have big eyes.  No additional description is available at this time.

A dark colored, possibly faded red pick-up truck, was seen in the area and may have been involved.  The truck is described by a witness as a late 80's early 90's, extended or 4 door cab, with a red cap on the back and a pipe on top.  It was occupied as by three black males, and the driver was wearing a white t-shirt.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact Detective Tom Sinks of the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department.  He can be contacted by e-mail at sinkst@ewashtewnaw.org or by phone at 734-971-8400.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts  487-3387.

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to Campus Community - August 11, 2010

Reported Crime: Home Invasion/Armed Robbery (Off Campus - City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating a report of a home invasion and armed robbery in the 400 block of W. Forrest, in the City of Ypsilanti. The incident is being investigated by YPD and it appears that it was not a random act.

The vicitm reports that the suspects were two black males, one with a handgun.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.


 

Informational Release to the Campus Community – August 1, 2010

Armed Robbery occurred near Oakwood St and W. Circle Drive.

At approximately 12:30 a.m. on August 1, 2010 near the intersection of Oakwood St. & W. Circle Dr., the victim, an EMU student, reported that he was approached by three males traveling in an older model station wagon, beige in color.  The front and rear passengers exited the vehicle and took the victim's wallet.  The backseat passenger emerged holding what appeared to the victim as a long gun.

The victim gave up his wallet and reported the only things that were taken were a small amount of cash and a check.  The victim did not claim any injury.  The driver of the vehicle was never observed by the victim. The incident was not reported to EMU Police Department until several hours later.  The victim described the suspects as follows:

Suspect #1:  Hispanic male, 5'8" – 5'9", thin to medium build, rounded jaw, no facial hair, grey t-shirt and black shorts.

Suspect #2:  African American male, 5'10" – 5'11" wearing a blue/white bandana across his face and a Detroit Tigers ball cap.  The victim could not provide any further information.

Suspect #3/Driver:  The victim could not see in the vehicle to give any description.

The EMU Police Department continues to investigate this crime.  Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the EMU Police at (734) 487-1222.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts  487-3387.

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to the Campus  Community  – July 16, 2010

Reported Crime:  Unarmed Robbery (Off Campus – City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police Department is  investigating an unarmed robbery reported to have occurred  at approximately 12:30 a.m. on July 16, 2010. Two females were walking westbound on Pearl approaching Adams when they were approached by two males. One of the male subjects grabbed the victim's wrist in an effort to try and steal her purse.  A brief struggle ensued and the suspect was able to take the purse from the victim and flee the area. No injuries were reported by the victim. The victim and witness described the first suspect as an  African American male, 5'9" – 5'11", 160 - 180lbs, approx 18 -24 years of age, crew cut hair, wearing a white tank top and blue jeans.
The second suspect was described as an  African American male, 5'9" – 5'11", 160 - 180lbs, approx 18 -24 years of age, wearing a red shirt.

Anyone with any information on this crime is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police at 734-483-9510.

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

•  Be aware of your surroundings.
•  Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for
night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
•  Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable,
choose an alternative.
•  Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
•  If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look
for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the
classroom buildings.
•  If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to the Campus Community - June 23, 2010

Reported Crime: Armed Robbery/Assault (Off Campus - City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating an armed robbery and assault reported to have occurred at 10:45 a.m. today in the area of Emmett and Perrin streets. The victim reported that she was walking eastbound on Emmett Street and was punched by one of the suspects. The victim reported that one of the two suspects grabbed her arm and held it behind her while the second suspect threatened her with a knife. The suspects searched the victim's pockets and stole personal property, according to the victim. The victim is a non-EMU student. She suffered minor injuries.

The victim described the first suspect as being an African American male, dark complexion, approximately 5'8" 180 lbs.,wearing a black, white and yellow jersey with dark jeans. The suspect had a goatee.

The second suspect was described as being an African American male, light complexion, approximately 6'0" tall, 200 lbs., early twenties, wearing a black T-shirt, dark jeans, and white gym shoes.

The Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate and anyone with information is asked to contact The Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.

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

•  Be aware of your surroundings.
•  Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for
night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
•  Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable,
choose an alternative.
•  Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
•  If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look
for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the
classroom buildings.
•  If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

Notice from the Eastern Michigan University Police Department - June 15, 2010

There has been an increase in residential burglaries (home invasions) in the areas located immediately off the Eastern Michigan University campus in the City of Ypsilanti during the last two weeks. Burglaries have been reported on several streets near campus, including one on Emmet, one on North Adams, and two on Cross.
The Eastern Michigan University Police Department is working closely with the Ypsilanti Police Department to investigate these crimes. The EMU Crime Response Unit is also working with Ypsilanti Police Department detectives on their follow- up investigations.

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

• Secure your residence and yard area. In one of the burglaries a ladder in the yard was used to gain entry through an unlocked second story window.
• Lock all of your doors and windows. Also check to make sure the locks are functioning properly.
• Leave interior and exterior lights on.
• Keep shrubbery trimmed around your home to increase visibility.
• Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

UPDATE - June 16, 2010 : The Washtenaw County Prosecutors Office charged Jermain Shropshire with 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, 1st degree home invasion, and felonious assault in connection to the 600 block of W. Cross incident. Shropshire was also charged with another charge of 1st degree home invasion related to a recent burglary in the same area. Shropshire is currently being held in the Washtenaw County Jail.


 

Informational Release to the campus community - June 15, 2010

The Ypsilanti City Police arrested a suspect Monday night for the burglary and criminal sexual assault that occurred Monday, June, 14 in the 600 block of Cross Street. The suspect is currently being held in the Washtenaw County Jail and is expected to be arraigned on felony charges on Thursday. His name cannot be released until after he is arraigned.

The Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.


 

Informational Release to the campus community - June 14, 2010

Reported Crime:  Burglary/Criminal Sexual Assault  (off Campus - City of Ypsilanti)

The  Ypsilanti Police are investigating a burglary and criminal sexual assault that was  reported to have occurred at 10:30 this morning in the 600 block of W. Cross St.  The victim reported that she awoke to find the suspect on top of her with a knife. The suspect sexually assaulted the victim and fled on foot from the location. The victim is an EMU Student.

The victim described the suspect as being a lone African American male, with a light complexion,  approximately six feet tall, 180 lbs. late 20's –early 30's, white tank top, white t-shirt, blue jean shorts.

The Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate and anyone with information is asked to contact the Ypsialnti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

Timely Warning to Community -June 9, 2010

Reported Crime: Robbery (off campus - City of Ypsilanti)

A robbery was reported by the staff of the EMU Credit Union at about 1:40 this afternoon. A weapon was implied, but not seen. The Credit Union is located off campus in the City of Ypsilanti, on the corner of Jeness St. and St. Johns St. No one was injured in the incident.

The suspect was described as being a lone African American male, approx. 5'4" to 5'6" tall, wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a white Detroit Tigers baseball cap.

The Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate and anyone with information is asked to contact them at (734) 483-9510.


 

Timely Warning to Campus Community –June 8, 2010

Reported Crime- Burglary (off campus – City of Ypsilanti)

Residents of a house in the 400 block of W. Forest reported a burglary in progress to the Ypsilanti Police at about 5 a.m. this morning.  Officers responded to find that a window was forced open on the second level of the home.  The suspect, who had been seen in the house, was gone before officers arrived.  A ladder, which was left in the yard, was used to gain access to the window.  There were no injuries reported by the residents, who were EMU students, and nothing was reported missing.

The suspect was described by the residents as a lighter-skinned black male, about 6 feet tall.

The community is reminded to not leave items in the yard that can be used to gain entry into homes.

Anyone who may have information regarding this case is requested to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.


 

Informational Release to the Campus Community –  June 5, 2010

Shot Fired – City of Ypsilanti (Off Campus)

The EMU Police Department was notified  that the Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a shot fired incident  that occurred off campus at approximately 11:30 p.m.,  June 4,  in the 1100 block of Huron River Drive.  The caller, an EMU student, reported that an unknown person(s)  fired a bullet into his apartment.  Officers found a projectile after the bullet went through numerous walls.  No one was reported to have been  injured.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact the Ypsilanti Police Department @ 483-9510.

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

• be aware of your surroundings.
• Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for
night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
• Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable,
choose an alternative.
• Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
• If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look
for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the
classroom buildings.
• If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

Informational Release to Campus Community, June 4, 2010

Reported Crime : Unarmed Robbery (off Campus, City of Ypsilanti)

The Ypsilanti Police are investigating an unarmed robbery that was reported to have occurred around 1:00 am on June 4th, in the 500 block of W. Cross.  The victim reported that he had been in a store when he engaged in an argument with another person and his friend.  They all left the store, and once outside, the victim was knocked to the ground.  While he was on the ground, his wallet and its contents were stolen.  The victim, who is not an EMU student, was treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The victim described the suspects as follows: Suspect #1 – African American male, early 20's wearing a white shirt and black pants.  Suspect #2 – African American male, wearing a red top (nothing further).

The Ypsilanti Police continue to investigate and ask anyone who has information related to this case to contact them at 734-483-9510.


 

Update on April 19th unarmed robbery case -April 28, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University Police Department is pleased to announce that we have identified and arrested the fourth and final suspect involved in a recent unarmed robbery incident that was reported to the campus community on April 20, 2010. This incident occurred near Structure Dr. on campus. None of the four suspects were EMU students. Three of four suspects involved were arraigned in 14th District Court on charges that included unarmed robbery and aggravated assault. One of the suspects was determined not to have any involvement with the unarmed robbery and assault and was not charged with any crime.


 

Informational Release to Campus Community, April 21, 2010

Reported Crime: Armed Robbery (off campus)

The Ypsilanti City Police Department is investigating an armed robbery reported this morning that occurred in the 1400 block of Leforge Road, near Green Road.  The incident was reported to have occurred at about 12:30 a.m. today.  Two male victims were robbed by three suspects in the stairwell of the apartment building.  The suspects were armed with a knife and a handgun.  The victims are not EMU students and were not injured.  Money and a cell phone were stolen from the victims.

The victims described the suspects as follows:

#1- African American male, approximately 20 years of age,  6'1", 185 pounds, last seen wearing a black jacket.
#2- African American male, approximately 20 years of age, 5'11", thin build, last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, and a grey baseball cap.
#3- African American male, approximately 20 years of age, 6'2", thin build, last seen wearing a white hooded jacket with multi colored design.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734)483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

Update on unarmed robbery reported April 19, 2010, near Structure Dr.

On April 20th, EMU Police arrested 3 of the 4 suspects believed to be involved in the robbery.  The investigation continues to identify and apprehend the fourth suspect.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the EMU Police at 734-487-1222 or through the tip line at 734-487-4847.


 

Informational Release to the Campus Community – April 20, 2010

Reported Crime: Unarmed Robbery.  Report number: 10-794

On April 19th, at 9:15 pm, three EMU students reported they were assaulted on Structure Dr., just North of the Parking Structure.  The victims, all EMU students, stated they had been inside the Student Center and had exited, heading southbound on the bridge.  The victims told Police they observed several males following behind them as they walked. When they reached the curb line, one of the suspects asked if one of the victims was "David" to which the victim replied no.  The suspect began yelling at the victims to stop lying to him and at that point, according to the victims, at least two of the suspects began punching the victims.  Property was taken from one of the victims.

The victims described the suspects as follows:

Suspect #1 is an African-American male, 6'2", thin, wearing a black jacket, a white t-shirt, black pants and carrying a black backpack..

Suspect #2 is an African-American male, 6'0, thin, wearing a black sweatshirt, grey sweatpants, a black cap and carrying a black backpack.

Suspect #3 is an African-American male, 5'10 thin, wearing a black sweatshirt, red and black hat and carrying a black backpack.

Suspect #4 is an African-American male, 5'10, wearing a white sweatshirt, blue shorts and black shoes.

Two of the victims received minor injuries-one was transported to a local hospital for treatment and released.

The EMU Police Department is currently investigating this incident.  Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact the EMU Police at (734) 487-1222.
The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

EMU Police Department Informational Release to the Community (Off Campus) - City of Ypsilanti – April 10, 2010

Reported Crime:  Drive By Shooting – Cross/Ballard

At approximately 8:00 p.m., April 10th, the Ypsilanti Police Department received a report of a shooting.  Three non-students had been involved in an argument at another location with the suspect.  The suspect approached them behind a business near Ballard/Cross.  The suspect then fired multiple shots from a handgun at the victims causing a slight injury to one of them.  The victim with the injury was transported to the hospital and released after treatment.

The suspect with the handgun was described by the victims as being an African American male, average height, heavy set. The suspect fled in an unknown direction in a silver colored older "boxy" style vehicle (possibly Ford or Mercury) with a partial black vinyl top.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University
Community to:

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for
nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm



EMU Police Department Timely Warning to the Community – March 18, 2010

Reported Crime:  Home Invasion – City of Ypsilanti (Off Campus)

At approximately 3:50 a.m. March 18, 2010, the Ypsilanti Police Department received a report of a home invasion that had just occurred in the 600 block of Emmet St.  Two students were asleep in their apartment when one of them awoke to find the suspect, standing in their bedroom.  The victim confronted the suspect who then fled in an unknown direction.  The victims noticed a flat panel TV missing from the residence.  Neither of the victims reported any injuries.

The victims described the suspect as an African American male, wearing a baggy green jacket, blue jeans, and a black hat.

Anyone with any information on this crime is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind the University Community to:

• Secure your residence.

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive

• Walk with friends or coworkers when possible.  Contact SEEUS for
nighttime escorts.  487-3387

• 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/policesafetytips.htm


 

INFORMATIONAL RELEASE TO THE CAMPUS COMMUNITY:

EMU Police Department is reporting a suspicious situation that occurred in the Warner Building on January 26, 2010 at approximately 9:45 a.m.  A staff member and students attending a class observed a subject in the hallway loitering.  When the staff member went to approach the subject, it was noticed that the subject's pants and underwear were down below his knees.  While fleeing the area on foot the subject stated he had a weapon. No weapon was seen and there was no attempt to display a weapon.  There were no injuries during the incident.

The subject was last seen running toward the Parking Structure.  Witnesses described the subject as a light skinned African American male, 5'5" – 5'7", thin build, approximately 140 lbs.., wearing a brown carhardt style jacket, white shirt, blue jeans, wide black belt and black knit hat.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact the EMU Police Department @ 487-1222 or Tipline @ 487-4847.

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

• Be aware of your surroundings and look assertive.
• Walk in groups with friends and/or coworkers when possible. Contact SEEUS for
night time escorts at 734-487-3387.
• Trust your intuition.  If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable,
choose an alternative.
• Program the number for the EMU Police (734-487-1222) into your cell phone.
• If you feel threatened on campus, call the EMU Police for assistance or look
for a blue light emergency phone or one of the blue emergency stations in the
classroom buildings.
• If you see suspicious activity on campus, contact the EMU Police immediately.

Check the EMU Public Safety website for additional safety tips:
http://www.emich.edu/publicsafety/policesafetytips.htm


 

EMU Police Informational Release to Campus Community - January 26, 2010

Unarmed Armed Robbery occurred Jan. 24, 2010 - off campus (City of Ypsilanti)

On January 25, Ypsilanti Police had reported to them an unarmed robbery that occurred on January 24th at about 11:30 p.m. Ypsilanti police report that the incident occurred in the parking lot in the 00 block of N. Adams, east of the Owen Building. The victim left a business and was approached in the parking lot by three subjects who demanded his wallet and keys. The victim surrendered the items and was not injured in the incident. The victim described the suspects as three black males. No further description or direction of travel were known. Anyone who may have information related to this case is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police at (734) 483-9510.