January 22, 2018
Topic: Police Beat
Two crime alerts issued for incidents in Northwood Community
Residents in Northwood Community apartments reported to the Division of Public Safety and Security three incidents of home invasions in December. DPSS issued two Crime Alerts for these incidents. There have been no additional incidents reported in the area.
On Dec. 15, residents reported they had awoken about 3 a.m. to find an unknown male wearing dark clothing in their apartment. The man fled without taking any property. Entry likely was through an unsecured sliding patio door. On Dec. 8, two residents reported an unknown male had attempted to gain entry to their apartments between 12:30 and 12:45 p.m. The doors were locked and no entry was gained.
Residents are urged to keep the patio doorwall security bars in place and immediately report suspicious activity to police by calling 911.
Patient assaulted by another patient
A University Hospital patient reported that she had been inappropriately touched by another patient about 11:30 p.m. Dec. 5. The suspect patient was placed in separate care for the safety of others.
Former staff member accused of assault
A former C.S. Mott Children's Hospital staff member is under investigation for possible sexual misconduct with another subject since 2014. The investigation is ongoing.
Suspects arrested for armed robbery
Three campus visitors were arrested in connection with a Dec. 4 armed robbery in West Quadrangle residence hall. Each was charged with armed robbery and larceny. Two of the suspects also were charged with a second count of armed robbery and one count of home invasion. All three await court proceedings. No one was injured in the robbery.
Two DPSS officers assaulted by patient
Two Michigan Medicine Security officers were assaulted Dec. 13 by a patient in Mott Hospital. The suspect also was threatening other staff members and reportedly had assaulted staff twice earlier the same week.
Visitor arrested for burglary of School of Nursing
A 26-year-old visitor was arrested Dec. 4 after he was found in the School of Nursing building around 12:35 a.m. He was arrested for burglary and theft of food items, and was taken to the county jail.
Cash taken from Northwood Community apartment
Cash reportedly was taken from a bedroom of a Northwood Community apartment in the 1600 block of Murfin Avenue between Nov. 15 and Dec. 11. There are no suspects.
— Compiled by Diane Brown, U-M Police