Campus Police issue warning following attempted theft

The Campus Community Police Service urges everyone to be aware of their surroundings after an attempted theft Wednesday evening on Riverside Drive near the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research. A student walking there was approached from behind by a lone man who attempted to grab his backpack. The student managed to hold onto the backpack and the suspect fled.

The campus police service has a fuller description of the incident and the suspect in the advisory on its website. If anyone has information related to this incident, please notify Campus Community Police at 519-253-3000, ext. 1234, or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS.