U-M student punched then robbed during walk in the Arb
A University of Michigan student told police she was walking in the Arb on Monday when a man punched her in the face then robbed her.
According to a crime alert sent late Monday from the Department of Public Safety, the woman was on a path near the Readers Center in Nichols Arboretum at about 4:40 p.m. when a man approached her.
He punched her in the face and knocked her down, then took her cell phone and cash.
The man was described as black, in his early 20s, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a chubby build and chubby face. He was wearing a dark blue T-shirt and dark cargo shorts.
Anyone with information is asked to call DPS at 734-763-1131.