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Emergency training exercise to take place on campus Aug. 13

Area first responders and local hospitals are participating in a Johnson County Emergency Management training exercise at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC) at 7 a.m. on August 13, 2019. The CRWC and surrounding area will return to normal operations at 2 p.m.

We wish to assure you this is only an exercise and not a real emergency. The area will be clearly marked. However, the goal of this exercise is to make the medical and law enforcement response as realistic as possible.

UIPD issues Crime Alert 19-03

University of Iowa Police received a report that on April 6, 2019, at approximately 1:45 a.m., an unknown subject approached a person in the walkway north of Hillcrest Residence Hall, also known as Skunk Hollow, and demanded the victim's cell phone, which the victim provided. No weapons were displayed. The suspect is described as a male in his mid-twenties wearing blue jeans, a gray hooded sweatshirt, and possibly sunglasses.