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Personal Safety Alert - Assault

On 10/27/11 at 10:00 p.m. the Mankato Police Department were notified of an assault that took place at MSU Blakeslee Stadium.

Personal Safety Alert- Sexual Assault

On 07/14/2012, MSU Security and the Mankato Police responded to a sexual assault in a campus parking lot. Upon routine patrol of the parking lot, Security Officers were able to interrupt the assault and identify the suspect. The suspect was transported off campus by police. A second suspect was also identified through a police investigation.

Personal Safety Alert - Robbery

On Friday, 11/04/2011 MSU Security was notified of a strong armed robbery that occurred outside of an MSU residence hall.

Personal Safety Alert - Weapons Complaint Threats/Assault

On Monday, 02/20/2012 at 11:15p.m. MSU Security was notified of a male individual in possession of a handgun in Gage B tower, 9th floor. Mankato police also responded.

Personal Safety Alert- Aggravated Assault

November 15, 2013: The Mankato Department of Public Safety responded to an incident at Minnesota State University, Mankato’s McElroy Residence Community this afternoon in which a non-student received non-life threatening lacerations to his hand.

Personal Safety Alert - Robbery

UPDATE 02/07/2013: Suspects in this case have been arrested. On Sunday January 27, 2013 at 4:30 a.m., two males were walking home in the area of Birchwood Street, Dillon and Floral avenues when they were approached by two people to use a cell phone. When one of them gave a cell phone to use, one of the individuals who approached them displayed what appeared to be a short-barreled shotgun. The suspects took the two victims wallets and cell phones and left the area in a car driving north which appeared dark in color and possibly had four doors. No one was injured.

Personal Safety Alert - Sexual Assault

On 02/14/2014 University Security received a report of an incident where two guests of a room shared a bed in a campus Residence Community. During the night one of the guests began inappropriately touching the other. The victim did not give consent for sexual activity.

Personal Safety Alert - Sexual Assault

On 09/14/2011 MSU Security and the Mankato Police Department were notified of a sexual assault that had occurred late on 09/13/2011 or early morning of 09/14/2011 in a campus residence hall.

Personal Safety Alert- Robbery

Mankato Department of Public Safety responded to a robbery at 1:14 a.m. Thursday, in the 100 block of Campus View Street. A vehicle matching the description of the suspect's vehicle was located in the area and stopped by police. The driver, who was identified as Denzel Lamar Lewis, age 19--Milwaukee, ran away and has not been located.

Personal Safety Alert - Sexual Assault

On 09/09/2014 University Security and Mankato Police received additional information about an alleged report of a sexual assault that occurred on 09/07/2014 by an acquaintance in a room of an on campus Residence Community.

Personal Safety Alert- Sexual Assault

On 09/02/2014 University Security received a report of a sexual assault that occurred in a Residence Community earlier that evening. The suspect made sexual advances towards the victim, and forced sexual contact with the victim. The victim was able to leave the area and reported the incident to University Officials and the Mankato Police. The suspect was interviewed by the police and trespassed from the University Residence Communities.

Personal Safety Alert- Sexual Assault

On 09/02/2014 University Security received a third party report of a sexual assault that occurred in a Residence Community on 08/25/2014. Suspects have been identified and are known to the police.