Police issue crime alert for U of M after robberyby Tim Post, Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, Minn. — Two men robbed a University of Minnesota employee in her office Tuesday at the Carlson School of Management.
The robbery occurred about about 2 p.m., according to U of M spokesman Tim Busse.
"Two men entered her office and demanded money, threatened violence and she complied, gave them money and the men fled the building," Busse said.
A campus-wide crime alert was sent out. The first suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 18 and 20 years old, approximately five feet, seven inches tall with a light build and a small patch of facial hair below the lip and above the chin. The suspect was wearing a black baseball cap with white emblems and a black winter jacket with white on the sleeves.
The second suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 18 and 20 years old, approximately five feet, nine inches tall with a medium build and short black hair. The suspect was wearing a black puffy jacket.
Both suspects spoke with an east African accent and were carrying newspapers.
A possible third suspect was seen running down the stairs with the suspects. He is described as a black male wearing a grey jacket with dark sleeves.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the University of Minnesota Police Department at 612-624-2677.