UPD investigating strong-arm robbery near the Inn at Ole Miss over weekend

Published 10:30 am Monday, June 25, 2018

The University of Mississippi Police department is searching for a person of interest following a strong-arm robbery near the Inn at Ole Miss.

The incident occurred on Saturday, June 23 at approximately 4 a.m. The victim, who is not a student, did not sustain serious injury and is safe and recovering, according to a statement from the university.

UPD Chief Ray Hawkins said that, while no arrests have been made yet, the department is hard at work.

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“We have some people of interest that we are trying to identify and locate,” Hawkins said in a statement to the EAGLE.

Those with information related to the incident can call UPD at 662-915-7234.

The university’s statement also encouraged members of the LOU community to download the LiveSafe app, which provides a streamlined way to communicate directly with UM safety officials. To download the app, go to http://www.olemiss.edu/livesafe.