Armed Robbery occurred in front of 2323 N. Cambridge Ave

****The armed robbery suspect is in custody from the incident that took place on 5/10/2024****

UWM Safety Alert: Armed robbery at 9:55 pm on 05/10/2024 at 2323 N. Cambridge Ave. (8:55 pm was sent out in a RAVE alert, the incident took place at 9:55 pm)

Suspect 1: Male/Black, 18 years old, average build, black shoulder-length dreadlocks, black hooded sweatshirt, grey pants, armed with a semi-automatic handgun. No UWM affiliation.

An armed robbery was reported near 2323 N. Cambridge Ave. The armed robbery occurred at approximately 9:55 pm, on Friday, May 10th, 2024. The known suspect approached the victim and forcibly took the victim’s glasses. The victim attempted to get their property back and the known suspect pointed a semi-automatic firearm at them. There were no injuries reported by the victim, and they are not affiliated with UWM. The known suspect was last seen leaving the area in a grey Infiniti sedan. The suspect and victim are known to each other, and the suspect has been identified. There is no ongoing threat to the campus community.

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The UW-Milwaukee Police Department was called to the incident and will be handling the investigation. Please call the UW-Milwaukee Police Department (414) 229-4627, if you have any information about the incident.

The UWM Police Department would like to remind everyone to remain aware of their surroundings and report suspicious behavior to the police. The UWM Police Department non-emergency line, 414-229-4627, is answered 24 hours a day.