Student robbed at gunpoint outside Univ. of Minnesota building

University of Minnesota Police are investigating the robbery of a student outside of the Carlson School of Management’s Hanson Hall of the West Bank campus. According to police, a suspect armed with a semi-automatic handgun robbed the woman at approximately 9:35 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22.

Police said the victim was threatened and robbed of her purse and cell phone. The suspect then fled in a gray Volkswagen Jetta. 

As of late Monday afternoon, authorities reported they have suspects in custody, and the woman's property has been recovered.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the University of Minnesota Police Department at 612-624-COPS (2677) and reference case number UM-18-022312.