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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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University Security Alerts


Personal Safety Alert-Robbery Near Campus 02/21/2017

University Security has learned of an off-campus robbery that occurred at 1801 Monks Avenue on 02/21/2017 at approximately 12 A.M. This address is located across the street from Lot 23 (Free Lot), near the southeast corner of campus. The Mankato Police are investigating and issued the following statement: Mankato-Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a person involved in an alleged robbery around midnight (February 21) at 1801 Monks Avenue. The suspect is described as a slender black male, about five feet seven inches, age 19 to 21. He was wearing a black beanie (hat), black hoodie and black jeans. A vehicle driver was waiting to pick someone up when the suspect approached his vehicle asking a question. The suspect opened the driver's door, displayed a silver revolver and told the occupants to give him their items, which they did. The suspect also took items from the trunk and then fled on foot without incident.

Personal Safety Alert- Burglary and Theft 01/23/2017

On 01/22/2017 University Security took a report of burglary and theft from a McElroy Residence Community room that occurred the previous evening. A room was left unlocked and unoccupied for a brief period when a laptop computer was taken. University Security and the Mankato Police are investigating. Efforts are being made to track the whereabouts of the laptop using device location services. If property is found, you are asked to drop it off at a lost and found location on campus.

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Daily Crime and Fire Log

Daily Crime and Fire Log previous 60 days [PDF] as of 2/24/2017 (66 KiB)  (Scroll to bottom for newest Incidents)

*The official version of the Daily Crime and Fire Log can be viewed at the University Security office during regular business hours.


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The following University Security Facebook page is for general information and emergency information sharing.


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How to Find Information in an Emergency

CellphoneOn your mobile device:

Watch for text or e-mail alerts in the case of a campus closure or if there is a threat to personal safety.

ComputerOn the Web:

Check back here ( for campus closure information and emergency updates.

PhoneOn the phone:

Call the University Security Personal Safety Hotline at (507) 389-2594 for recorded information and updates relating to campus alerts.

MailBy e-mail:

Check your official University email (MavMail) after an emergency for follow up information.

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Emergency Response Guide