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UIPD issues Crime Alert

On July 16 at approximately 7:50 p.m., a UI employee was walking toward her vehicle on level 1 of the Melrose Avenue Parking Facility (Hospital Ramp 4) when she saw a male attempting to remove a bumper sticker from her car. When she intervened, the suspect displayed a knife. She fled and called police who immediately checked the area but the suspect was not located.

UIPD Issues Crime Alert

According to an Iowa City Police press release, on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 2:24 a.m., Iowa City Police officers responded to the area of College St. and Van Buren St. on the report of a strong arm robbery that had just occurred.  The victims reported that they were walking on College St. when a group of African American males got out of a vehicle, assaulted them, and stole their wallets.  The suspects returned to the vehicle and fled the area.  Both victims sustained minor injuries and refused medical treatment.

Iowa City police seek suspect in Saturday evening robbery

On February 12 at approximately 1:13 a.m., Iowa City Police received a report of a strong-armed robbery at 22 S. Van Buren Street. The victim reported being approached by two men who demanded his phone and wallet. The suspects fled after taking an undisclosed amount of cash and were not located. One suspect was described as being about 6 feet tall with a muscular build, short buzzed hair and wearing a white and navy blue crew neck shirt. The other suspect was also described to be about 6 feet tall, with light brown scruffy hair.