University of Michigan student has necklace stolen in unarmed robbery
University of Michigan police issued a crime alert Saturday morning after a student was assaulted and robbed on campus.
Police said the student was walking south on East University Avenue, near the School of Social Work, when he was approached from behind by an assailant who knocked him to the ground and took his necklace.
The victim chased and caught the suspect, and the two exchanged punches before the suspect broke away again and escaped, police said. The suspect is described as a black man in his mid-20s, about 5-foot-11 with a goatee, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and jeans.
No other details were available on Saturday morning. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call campus police at (734) 763-1131 or dial 911.