The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of an Assault and Robbery that took place near the intersection of Prospect and Meeting Street.



 On 10/25/15 at approximately 9:45 PM, the victim (Brown contractor) was in the area of Prospect Street and Meeting Street when he was approached by two unidentified males. The males demanded his cell phone. One of the males displayed a knife. The victim was assaulted and robbed. The suspects fled the area in a dark colored SUV with tinted windows.

 The suspects were described as two Latino males of medium complexion around 18 years of age. One of the males was wearing a black Halloween mask with a white skeleton face.

 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.

 DPS has increased patrols in the area. Community members are encouraged to visit the Department of Public Safety’s website for important safety awareness information.