UWM Emergency Alert:  Battery on May 13, 2024, at 7:15 pm, at 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.

****The battery suspect is in custody from the incident that took place on 5/13/2024**** 

UWM Emergency Alert: Battery on May 13, 2024, at 7:15pm, at 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.

Suspect 1: Male with dark complexion, 20-30 years old, approximately 5’8” and average build, wearing a blue Brewer’s flat bill hat, a black t-shirt, light blue jeans, and carrying a black backpack.

A battery occurred on Monday, May 13, 2024, at 7:15 p.m., in front of the UWM Student Union, located at 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. An unknown suspect approached a UWM student sitting at the bus stop and punched them in the neck and made reference to their nationality. The suspect was last observed entering a Milwaukee County transit bus and leaving campus. The victim sustained minor injuries.

The UW-Milwaukee Police Department is investigating. Please call the UW-Milwaukee Police Department (414) 229-4627 if you have information about the incident.

The UW-Milwaukee 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.