UW-Oshkosh student mugged near campus
OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- A University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student was mugged near campus Tuesday night.
City and university police say the strong-armed robbery happened around 9:30 p.m. in the 800 block of Elmwood Avenue. The victim, a 19-year-old man, said two males in hooded sweatshirts came up to him and took several personal belongings. The robbers may have had a weapon, the victim said. The robbers were carrying duffle bags with over-the-shoulder straps.
The victim was not hurt.
Police said on Thursday that the robbery was a "targeted and isolated" crime and officers do not believe the public is in danger.
Anyone with information is asked to call Oshkosh police (920) 236-5700 and ask to speak with Detective Artus.