Safety Notification: July 30, 2018

Posted August 16, 2018

Report of a robbery near MCTC Campus

A message from Minneapolis Community and Technical College:

Minneapolis College Public Safety was recently notified by the Minneapolis Police Department of a robbery of an individual that occurred at the intersection of Hennepin Avenue and Spruce Place on July 30, 2018 at approximately 2:42 a.m. An individual was robbed by two suspects and who fled the scene.

Prevention tips

  • When walking remain in well-lit and popularly traveled routes
  • Walk with a friend or call Public Safety for an escort
  • Remain alert and aware of your surroundings while walking.
  • Be mindful of your surroundings and don’t become engrossed in your personal electronic devices.

If you have any information about this incident, please notify Minneapolis College Public Safety at 612-659-6910.

Please utilize the Public Safety escort service. Officers will escort you anywhere within a two block radius of the main campus. Call 612-659-6910 to request an escort. If you witness suspicious activity or crimes in progress, call the Minneapolis College Public Safety Department Emergency line at 612-659-6900 and the Minneapolis Police Department using 911.

Remember to take the following steps if you are a victim of a crime:

  • Report crimes immediately to the police. If the crime occurs on Minneapolis College property, call the Minneapolis College Public Safety Department Emergency line at 612-659-6900 and the the Minneapolis Police Department using 911.
  • Try to remember the description of the suspect(s), which includes:
    • approximate age
    • height
    • weight
    • details on hair
    • clothing
    • scars
    • tattoos or any type of distinguishing characteristic