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Personal Safety Alert - Robbery

Robbery 01/23/2011

On 01/23/2011 at 3:10a.m. MSU Security and Mankato Police responded to a robbery in an MSU residence hall. It was reported that three males entered through an open door and confronted the residents. The suspects demanded that the residents give them their property.

2011-01-24
Robbery

On 01/23/2011 at 3:10a.m. MSU Security and Mankato Police responded to a robbery in an MSU residence hall.  It was reported that three males entered through an open door and confronted the residents.  The suspects demanded that the residents give them their property.On 01/23/2011 at 3:10a.m. MSU Security and Mankato Police responded to a robbery in an MSU residence hall.  It was reported that three males entered through an open door and confronted the residents.  The suspects demanded that the residents give them their property.

During the incident a struggle ensued and a gun was dropped by one of the suspects.  One of the victims picked up the gun and realized it was not real and then threw it down the hall. 

The suspects fled the scene and a description was provided to Security and Police.  A short while later, Security and the Police were able to determine that these individuals were also involved in an earlier incident.  The suspects were located and seven individuals were subsequently arrested for the robbery.

The investigation continues to determine if the individuals are linked to prior burglaries that have occurred on campus and in the community.

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