An armed robbery took place early yesterday morning at a Papa John’s Pizza near campus, prompting the Department of Public Safety to issue a crime alert.
Two male suspects entered the restaurant, located on the corner of East Huron and Division streets, at about 1:15 a.m. and took an undisclosed amount of money, Ann Arbor Police Department Sgt. Richard Kinsey said.
One of the suspects pointed a handgun at the clerk, Kinsey said.
The two men fled Papa John’s, which was not crowded at the time of the robbery, on foot.
The crime alert described the suspects as black males wearing all black clothing and black ski masks. One of the men was described as being 6 feet tall with a thin-to-medium build, while the other was described as 5-feet-6 inches with a medium build.
Kinsey said he wasn’t sure if the armed robbery was related to any other campus crime. On Feb. 22, during the University’s spring break, two men robbed the Jamaican Jerk Pit on Thayer Street. Those robbers had different police description.
“We’re looking into it to see if there are any related cases in the city and around the county,” Kinsey said.
Kinsey said crimes of this nature are usually solved.
“When you get a robbery crew like that, they will keep hitting until they get caught,” he said.