Current NIU Safety Bulletins

Spring 2015

Incident: UPDATED, 5/6/15, 7:30 p.m. Student FOUND
Date Occurred: May 05, 2015

Andrew Minor

The NIU Police Department has received notification from DeKalb Police Department of a missing NIU student.  The student was last seen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 5th, at his off-campus residence in DeKalb. 

The student is described as follows:

Name:    Andrew J. Minor

Age:        26

Gender:  Male

Race:     Caucasian

Hair:       Black

Facial:    Short Beard

Height:   5’11”

Weight:  180 lbs

Glasses:  Yes

Clothing: Possibly wearing a light grey raincoat, a blue Chicago White Sox baseball cap, and brown work boots. 

The DeKalb Police are leading the investigation with assistance from NIU Police. If you have any information on the whereabouts of this individual, please contact the DeKalb Police Department at (815) 748-8400, the NIU Police Department at (815) 753-1212, or anonymously at the NIU Police Tips line (815) 753-8477.

Update: Update 5/6/15, 7:30 p.m. - Andrew Minor has been located and is safe.

Incident: Robbery - W. Hillcrest Dr. and Greenbrier Rd.
Date Occurred: April 29, 2015

W. Hillcrest Dr. & Greenbrier Rd.

Details: On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at approximately 9 p.m., NIU Police were advised of a strong armed robbery that occurred at the intersection of West Hillcrest Drive and Greenbrier Road. The victim reported to police that two offenders took the victim's iPhone by force and immediately fled the area on foot headed southwest towards University Village. 
No weapons were displayed. The victim received minor injuries and refused medical attention. 

The victim described both suspects as male, African American, wearing black hooded sweatshirts.​ One wore white shoes and the other had "odd-shaped eyebrows" and wore black shoes.

DeKalb City Police Department continues to investigate the incident. Police are providing additional foot patrols in the area. Police ask that the community be aware and report any suspicious behavior directly to the NIU Police at 815-753-1212, DeKalb Police at (815) 748-8400 or anonymously at 815-753-TIPS (8477).

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