The University of St. Thomas Department of Public Safety issued an alert regarding an armed robbery that took place over the weekend on Cleveland Avenue near the university’s St. Paul campus.

A female student was walking near Portland Avenue when she was approached by a male suspect who brandished a knife. He robbed the student of cash and a cell phone.

More details about the robbery, and crime-prevention tips, can be found on the Public Safety Web site. Go here and click on the top alert, titled “Armed Robbery on Cleveland Ave.”