Safety Notification: June 26, 2018

Posted August 16, 2018

Report of attempted aggravated assault on MCTC Campus

A message from Minneapolis Community and Technical College:

The Public Safety Department would like to inform the Minneapolis College community of an attempted aggravated assault.

Incident location: exterior of Helland Center (1423 Harmon Place)

Date and time: June 26, 2018, between 12:05 and 12:15 p.m.

Primary offenses: aggravated assault-attempted

Public information

Minneapolis College Public Safety was notified by witnesses and the victim of an individual who was yelling profanities. Upon being asked by the victim if he needed assistance or help, the individual pulled out a U-lock and threatened the victim with bodily harm. The victim and witnesses reported the individual was swinging the U-lock in an attempt to strike the victim. The individual then left the campus. The victim was unharmed.

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