AAPD searches for suspect in armed robbery

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 1:01pm

The Division of Public Safety and Security released a crime alert Friday afternoon, announcing an armed robbery that took place Friday morning at 9 a.m. off-campus on the 600 block of E. Washington St. near State Street. 

“As told to the Ann Arbor Police, an unknown man approached a pedestrian, brandished a handgun, demanded money and then walked west on Washington St,” the alert read. 

The alert included a witness description of the suspect, which was identified as a Black male in his 20s, 5’10” with a “slender-to-medium build, wearing a long-sleeve white shirt and dark pants or jeans, and carrying a royal blue sweatshirt and a dark backpack.”

Th Ann Arbor Police Department confirmed the victim is unharmed and the investigation is ongoing.