Timely Warning & Community Safety Advisories
Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 20-01–January 8, 2020
Reported Crime: Robbery, City of Ypsilanti – Off Campus
Location: Intersection of Washtenaw Ave and Cornell Rd (southwest of main campus), City of Ypsilanti
The Ypsilanti Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at the intersection of Washtenaw Avenue and Cornell Road at approximately 7:40 p.m. last evening (January 7, 2020). The victim told police that a suspect approached him as he was walking on Washtenaw, near Cornell, hit him from behind with an unknown object, and took cash from him. The victim said the suspect then fled the area in a pickup truck in an unknown direction. The victim reported minor injuries. The suspect was described by the victim as an African American male and may have been with a Caucasian male at the time of the incident, according to the victim.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.