The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred near the intersection of Waterman and Hope Street.


On 12/06/15, at approximately 4:00 A.M., two RISD students were robbed of their personal belongings. The students were approached by an unidentified male on foot, brandishing a black firearm, he demanded cash and credit cards. They complied and were not  injured. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a male, approximately 6'3" wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and a black ski mask. The incident is underinvestigation. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Brown University PD at 401-863-3322 or the Providence PD at 401-272-3121.