U of M student assaulted, robbed in Dinkytown

Police are investigating after a University of Minnesota student was robbed while walking in the Minneapolis' Dinkytown neighborhood Monday evening. 

The robbery occurred at 10:20 p.m. at the intersection of 11th Avenue Southeast and 5th Street Southeast near the university's Pillsbury Court apartments, according to the U of M Police Department. 

The victim was walking when they were pushed down by a group of three to four men. The suspects punched and kicked the victim before taking their phone and fleeing the scene.

According to authorities, the victim was unable to provide a description of the suspects. 

The Minneapolis Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 612-692-8477.