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U Of M Campus Crime Alert

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ANN ARBOR (WWJ/ANN ARBOR.COM) – A campus crime alert has been issued at the University of Michigan after a man was stabbed over the weekend.

Few details are being offered by police, other than the victim being stabbed during a fight near the South Quad just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning on Monroe Street near South State Street.

The suspect, described as a white male wearing a blue and white jacket, left the scene in a car.

The extent of the victim’s injuries is not known at this time. It is also not clear whether any students were involved in the fight.

Anyone with information is asked to call the University of Michigan Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (734) 763-1131.

DPS also issued the following tips for staff and students:

•If you see a suspect, do not approach–call police.
•Always keep your doors locked, even while at home.
•Look assertive and be aware of your surroundings.
•Be aware that your risk increases in secluded and isolated areas.
•Walk with a trusted friend or co-worker when possible.
•Trust your intuition. If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, choose an alternative.
•Have your keys in hand before you reach your vehicle or residence.
•If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light emergency phone or call 9-1-1 from any phone (no coins need for 9-1-1 calls).
•Confidential TIP line 1-800-863-1355.

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