EMU students robbed when attempting to buy drugs
Two Eastern Michigan University students told Ypsilanti police they were robbed while attempting to buy drugs on Saturday, according to a university police advisory.
The robbery occurred at about 9:20 p.m. in the 400 block of W. Cross Street, when the suspect told the victims he had a weapon. No weapon was ever shown, but the suspect made off with an unknown amount of money, according to police.
One of the victims and the suspect fought, and the victim received minor injuries, police said.
The suspect is described as black, between 6-feet-2 and 6-feet-4 inches tall and was wearing a gray sweatshirt.
Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to call the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.