Felonious assault occurs off campus

 

A felonious assault occurred at approximately 2:20 a.m. this morning on Huron River Dr. near Superior Rd., when a suspect approached an individual and brandished a handgun.

According to an informational release from the Eastern Michigan University Police Department, the victim stopped behind a vehicle on the road that appeared to be disabled. The suspect stepped from in front of the disabled vehicle with a handgun in his hand. The victim fled the scene in his vehicle without injury.

The victim described the suspect as an African American male, wearing a gold sweatshirt. The suspect was driving a black four-door Dodge Stratus.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident and anyone with information should contact them at 734-971-8400.