The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred on Angell Street.


On 5/24/16, at approximately 3:30 A.M., two Brown University students returning to their off-campus apartment on Angell Street encountered an unknown person inside the residence, who then displayed a handgun and stole various personal items. The students were not injured.

The suspect is described as a male in his mid to late 20's, approximately 5'6" - 5'8", thin build, wearing a dark colored cargo jacket, over a dark colored hooded shirt. 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.

The Department of Public Safety has increased patrols in the area.