The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a recent off-campus robbery incident that occurred in the Pratt Street area.


 On Friday 10/23/15 at approximately 10:04 PM, a Brown University student, while walking on Pratt Street near South Court Street, was approached by an unidentified male suspect who brandished a handgun and demanding the student’s wallet. The student complied and was not injured.  The suspect fled the area in a dark colored SUV.

 The suspect is describe as a dark complexion male, approximately 6’0” tall, average built, wearing a light zip up sweater, dark pants and a black beanie.

 The incident is under investigation by the Providence Police Department. Anyone with information about thiscrime is asked to contact the Brown University Department of Public Safety at 401-863-3322 or the Providence Police Department at 401-272-3121