MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A University of Minnesota student was attacked and robbed on campus late Friday night.
According to police, the incident occurred around 11 p.m. on the Williamson Hall Plaza.READ MORE: Clarifying COVID: How Can We Protect Ourselves From The Delta Variant?
Police said a group of four males approached the victim from behind as he was walking north on the plaza.
One of the suspects struck the victim and the four suspects then demanded the victim give them his valuables.
The victim gave them his wallet, phone and headphones, and then the suspects fled west on Pillsbury Drive then north on Pleasant Street.READ MORE: Duluth Public Schools Will Require Masks Indoors Starting Monday
The victim’s tooth was chipped when he was hit. There were no other injuries.
According to police, officers stopped four juvenile males two hours after the attack that matched the description given by the victim.
Three were arrested but one of the suspects feld.MORE NEWS: Black Minnesotans Suffer Disproportionately From COVID, But Many Hesitant To Get The Vaccine
University police are continuing to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the University of Minnesota Police Department at 612-624-2677.