Alerts

7/13/12 - Information Alert

Dear Campus Community:

 

A strong arm robbery has occurred at the Family Dollar Store on 5th Avenue in Downtown Flint.  

At approximately 3:50 pm on July 13, 2012, four suspects on bikes arrived at the Family Dollar Store. The four suspects attacked a patron outside the store, assaulting him and stealing his personal belongings. The victim is being treated for his injuries. The Flint Police are on the scene and investigating.

 

At this time, there is only limited suspect information. The four suspects are described only as black teen males on bikes

 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Flint Police Department at 810-237-6800.  

For tips on ways to stay safe, please visit the UM-Flint Department of Public Safety Website at http://www.umflint.edu/safety/personalsafety.htm.  

Thank you.

Philip Smith
Lieutenant, UM-Flint Department of Public Safety


 

7/6/12 - Information Alert

Dear Campus Community:

At or near 3:04 am on July 6, 2012, a subject arrived at a local hospital claiming that they had been shot at in the parking lot of Rally's restaurant located at the corner of 5th Street and Saginaw Street. The Flint Police and Michigan State Police are on the scene and investigating.

At this time, there is only limited suspect information. It is believed the suspect fled in a dark colored Chevy Monte Carlo.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Flint Police Department at 810-237-6800 or the Michigan State Police at 810-733-9380.

For tips on ways to stay safe, please visit the UM-Flint Department of Public Safety Website at http://www.umflint.edu/safety/personalsafety.htm.

Thank you.

Raymond Hall
Chief, UM-Flint Department of Public Safety


 

 

7/4/12 - Information Alert

Dear Campus Community:

This is information regarding a shooting that occurred at 877 5th Street behind the Family Dollar Store in Downtown Flint at approximately 10:30 p.m. on July 4, 2012.

One person was shot during the incident. The suspect described as a black male wearing white shorts fled on foot and remains at large at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Flint Police Department at 810-237-6800.

A few important safety tips to always remember include following your instincts. If a situation doesn't appear safe, you're probably right. Always let people know where you are when you leave home after dark. Finally, be a good witness, and write down suspect descriptions as soon as possible after an incident occurs.

Thank you.

Raymond Hall
Chief, UM-Flint Department of Public Safety

 

 


 

6/28/12 - Information Alert

 

Dear Campus Community:

This is information about a crime that occurred in Flint.

At approximately 7:30a.m. today, June 28, an armed robbery took place at 310 E. 3rd Street in front of the YMCA.  The suspect fled on foot. The Flint Police Department and the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office used a canine to track the suspect to the MTA bus station. 

The suspect is described as a 50 year old black male, 5’11”. He was last seen wearing a waist-length, green/olive green winter jacket and black pants with a white stripe.

Anyone with information in reference to this crime is encouraged to call the Flint Police Department at 810-237-6800.

As a reminder be aware of your surroundings and report suspicious activities. Always follow your instincts and if something doesn’t look right it probably isn’t.

Thank you.

University of Michigan-Flint
Office of University Relations

 


 

 

 

6/9/12 Informational Alert

 

 

Dear Campus Community:

This is an informational notification about a crime that occurred near the University of Michigan-Flint campus.

At approximately 2:30 a.m., shots were fired in the Downtown Development Authority Parking Lot which is the flat lot in the center of town on Kearsley Street between Harrison and Saginaw Streets. Shell casings were found in the lot after the incident. There are no suspects at this time. No one was injured during the incident. Investigators from the City of Flint Police Department are handling the investigation.

The purpose of this alert is to make you aware of any criminal activity that occurs close to the campus so that you can take necessary precautions to be safe. You can find safety tips on our website at www.umflint.edu/safety . If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at raydhall@umflint.edu .

Thank you.
Raymond Hall
Chief
UM-Flint Department of Public Safety

 

  


 

 2/27/12 Alert

 

Dear Campus Community:  

On Monday, February 27 at approximately 9:49 p.m., a man was assaulted near the campus on Saginaw Street close to the Riverfront Center. The victim is a man in his late 30's with no known address. There is not a description of the accused available at this time.   

The Flint Police Department is handling the investigation. If you have any information, please contact the Flint Police Department at 810-237-6800.

Thank you.
Raymond Hall
Chief, UM-Flint Department of Public Safety