Crime

Students tailgate before the game in Ann Arbor.

Though crime statistics from the University of Michigan home football game days follow no clear trajectory, police and students have observed trends such as game time and weather that may have influenced arrests, hospitalizations and ejections.

Friday morning at 2:20 a.m., an armed man wielding a black handgun robbed a female student at the intersection of Prospect and Wells St., according to a crime alert from the University's Division of Public Safety and Security.

In a statement Tuesday, the Department of Public Safety and Security wrote that DPSS was not aware until Saturday afternoon of an assault on a University lecturer last week, referred in testimony before Ann Arbor City Council Monday.

As a result of crimes occurring near campus in recent weeks, the University of Michigan Department of Public Security and Safety has bolstered security in hopes of preventing future incidents.

A woman’s face was cut by an unknown assailant Tuesday afternoon as she was walking on Liberty Street, according to the Ann Arbor Police Department.

Saturday night between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., a student was approached near South University Avenue and Washtenaw Avenue by two men who yelled at her for being in America.

A female student was approached by a man between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday and told if she did not remove her hijab, he would set her on fire with a lighter, according to a University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security crime alert released Saturday morning.

On the second anniversary of the death of Aura Rosser, a Black woman killed by an Ann Arbor police officer in 2014, nearly 100 students and city residents organized a vigil in her honor Thursday evening.

The University of Michigan is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for a sexual assault committed

Though the presidential election has drawn a lot of the focus on campus, local elections are ramping up in the building to Nov. 8 as well.