The Brown University Department of Public Safety would like to notify the Community of an assault involving a firearm, that occurred on Angell Street.


On 3/1/2015, at approximately 9:40 P.M., a Brown University student was parked on Angell Street, between Thayer Street and Brown Street. When an unknown male, opened the drivers door and displayed a firearm. The victim immediately drove off unharmed.   The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 20-25 years old, wearing a black knit hat.

 The incident is under investigation by the Providence Police Department.

 Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Brown University Department of Public Safety at 401-863-3322 or the Providence Police Department at 401-272-3121. Any information provided will be kept confidential.