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Duke student reports armed robbery

Posted September 23, 2009 5:11 p.m. EDT

— A Duke student reported a robbery to campus police Tuesday.

The student was walking along Campus Drive near the East Campus Steam Plant when a car pulled up to the curb. The passenger, described by the student as a bald black man in his 30s wearing dark clothing, showed a gun and demanded the student's bag. The student turned over the bag and the car drove away, according to police.

The student was not harmed.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Duke University Police Department at 919-684-2444.