Iowa City, Iowa – According to the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety, one individual was hurt during a robbery on the campus of the University of Iowa. Although the incident was first described as an assault, it is now being investigated as a first-degree robbery, according to the department.
The incident occurred outside Art Building West on Monday night, and authorities advised the public to avoid the area.
The alleged suspect was described by the police department as a White male with brown hair and a red and white jacket.
Keep an eye on your surroundings and call campus police at 319-335-5022 if you see anything suspicious.
Use campus safety services such as NITE RIDE and Rave Guardian to keep yourself and others safe.