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Authorities investigating armed robbery at Duke Gardens

Posted November 26, 2017 6:28 p.m. EST

Sarah P. Duke Gardens

— Authorities are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday evening at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

Authorities sad a man approached a person in the Doris Duke Center in the gardens and displayed a silver handgun while demanding money.

No injuries were reported.

The man is described as being black, 5 feet, 9 inches tall with a thin build and short dreadlocks. He was wearing a pink, striped long-sleeve shirt, dark pants and a ski mask.

The man was last seen fleeing the Doris Duke Center.

Anybody with information is asked to call Duke University police at 919-684-2444.