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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Personal Safety Alerts are incidents that happen on or near campus that may involve an ongoing threat to the campus community. ONLY reports filed with University Security are posted on this site. 


Personal Safety Alert - Assault 01/31/2016

Early this morning, 01/31/2016, the Mankato Police received a report of an assault that occurred in a neighborhood near the southeast side of campus (Lot 23, aka Free Lot). Below is a press release with details from the city of Mankato. ---- Mankato-Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating three white male suspects ages 25-35 years old in connection with assaults that happened between 3:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. this morning in the area of Woodhaven Circle, Joseph Path, East Hudson Avenue and Serra Street. In two of the incidents victims were physically assaulted, and in one incident a handgun was displayed. Victims assaulted were walking and nothing was stolen. One victim required hospitalization with non-life-threatening injuries. Suspects fled the scene before police arrived. Description: • one male, approximate height five feet ten inches with a stocky build and short, blonde hair • second male six foot one inch tall with slender build, dark hair and a goatee • third male has dark hair and a smaller build Suspect vehicle is described as a red pickup with wrap around brush guard and amber lights on cab with several stickers on the back window including a large, white "D" in the center.

Personal Safety Alert - Burglary 12/9/2015

On Tuesday evening, December 8th 2015, Residential Life staff along with the Mankato Police Department, received a report of a burglary at Stadium Heights Apartments. The residents reported that two males entered their unlocked apartment. One of the residents was home and heard the two males. The two males told the resident that they were associated with the roommate that was not present at the time. The two males stated they were there to pick up property, and proceeded to take possessions belonging to the roommate that was not present. The roommate that was not present states that no such arrangement had been made, and the items had been stolen. One of the suspects is described as being approximately 5’7”, and weighing approximately 155 lbs., thinning hair, and wearing a black pea coat. The second suspect could not be described by the witness.


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