On Thursday, May 15, 2014, at about 9:40PM, an armed robbery occurred at 1805 E. Hampshire Ave. (1/2 block off campus). A UWM student was walking eastbound on E. Hampshire Ave. when he was approached by two suspects who were walking westbound on E. Hampshire Ave. Suspect one displayed a black handgun and the victim turned over his cellphone. The suspects were last seen running southbound in the alley way between N. Cramer St. and N. Oakland Ave. towards E. Kenwood Blvd.
The suspects were described as:
Suspect 1: Male, black, 19-25yo, 5’6”-5’8”, grey hooded sweatshirt, displaying a black handgun.
Suspect 2: Male, black, 19-25yo, 5’6”-5’8”, yellow hooded sweatshirt.
The investigation is being handled by the Milwaukee Police Department. Please call their Tip Line, (414) 935-7360, if you have any information about the incident.
Please report suspicious activity to the UW-Milwaukee Police Department at (414) 229-4627.