On 29 January, a University of Nottingham student was mugged as he walked through University Park campus. The student, a 21 year-old man, was robbed of his iPod and wallet as he walked across the Downs area. The incident, occurring in the early evening, has alerted the attention of University management, who have undertaken measures to reassure staff and students.

The University’s security office is working closely with the police to ensure the safety of students on campus, resulting in extra security patrols being placed into the area in question. Police have described the offender as black, with a Caribbean accent and in his early twenties. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Nottinghamshire police on 0115 967 0999 to ensure this rare act of crime remains so.

Emma Shipley

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  1. Mark
    February 24, 2009 at 21:19 — Reply

    My room overlooks the Downs and I haven’t seen any police or security officers in the area whatsoever.

  2. Vanessa Anne Esi Brown
    February 27, 2009 at 08:07 — Reply

    Lol @ Mark’s comment. Suprise Suprise…

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