Timely Warning: Robbery

In compliance with the “Timely Warning” provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998, the UW-Whitewater Police Department is releasing the following information:

At approximately 9:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, the UW-Whitewater Police Department received a report that a student was the victim of a strong-armed robbery at McGraw Hall. No weapons were implied or displayed. The victim was walking out of the bathroom when someone grabbed his backpack and ran out of the northern most door of the building. In the backpack was a cell phone, laptop and calculator. The alleged robber is described by the victim as a black male in his early twenties with a possible thin beard. He is described as being 5’ 7” with a buzzed short haircut. He was last seen wearing black gym shorts and a black hooded sweatshirt.

Police have released the following images of the alleged robber:

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The UW-Whitewater Police Department asks members of the community with any information related to this crime to contact them at 262-472-4660. You can remain anonymous.

UW-Whitewater Police remind campus community members:
• If you are ever in a situation where you are unsure or scared, call UW-Whitewater Police immediately at 262-472-4660 or call the police at 911.

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