University of Michigan campus police issue crime alert after off-campus home invasion

Student not hurt during incident on Division Street early Monday morning; Men get away with wallet

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan has issued a crime alert after a student has reported waking up to two strange men in her off-campus house.

Ann Arbor police said the student reported the incident just before 4 a.m. Monday at her home in the 700 block of Division Street, between Packard and Hills streets.

Police said the two men might have entered through a first-floor window but took off after taking a wallet.

The student wasn't hurt.

The only description of the men released by police was that they were tall, average build and well groomed. One was wearing a black and white plaid shirt with jeans and the other had on a darker colored shirt with jeans.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the University of Michigan Department of Public Safety at 734-763-1131 or the Ann Arbor Police Department at 734-794-6939. 

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  • Look assertive and be aware of your surroundings.
  • Be aware that your risk increases in secluded and isolated areas.
  • Walk with a trusted friend or co-worker when possible.
  • Trust your intuition -- if a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, choose an alternative
  • Have your keys in hand before you reach your vehicle or residence.
  • If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light emergency phone or call 911 from any phone (no coins needed for 911).
  • Keep rooms locked at all times.
  • Confidential Tip Line 1-800-863-1355.


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