MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after someone was assaulted and robbed by three men near the West Bank campus Thursday night.

According to University officials, someone not affiliated with the U of M was walking near the intersection of Riverside Avenue and 20th Avenue South at about 8:30 p.m. when three men approached the victim from behind.

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One of the men punched the victim, and then stole their wallet and iPhone. The victim says one of the men was armed with a black, semi-automatic handgun and another had a knife. The men did not speak during the assault.

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The suspects are described as black men in their early-to-mid 20s who range in height from 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches. One had a muscular build, while the other suspects are described as thin. They all wore dark clothing.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Minneapolis Police tip line at 612-692-8477 and mention case MP-14-142454.