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Duke employee robbed in parking garage

Posted August 28, 2009 11:29 a.m. EDT

— A man robbed a Duke employee in a parking garage on Erwin Road Thursday night, according to university police.

The employee told police a man approached her on the entrance ramp outside Duke Hospital around 10:45 p.m. The man indicated he had a weapon and demanded money, police said. He fled up Erwin Road to Trent Drive.

The employee was not injured.

Police described the man as a black, with very short hair and ingrown facial hair. He wore a black sweatsuit, black ski cap and white shoes. He had a slight limp.

Anyone with information about the case should call Duke University Police Department at 919-684-2444.