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Duke Students Report Being Robbed Near Campus

Posted January 25, 2006 11:19 a.m. EST

— Two students reported being robbed outside an off-campus restaurant near Duke University Tuesday night.

The two Duke students, both 18, reported being approached by two men at about 11:15 p.m. in a back alley near Cosmic Cantina on Ninth Street. The students told police that one of the men displayed a handgun and asked for their possessions.

Neither student was injured.

In November, a Duke student reported being robbed by four men as he left the same restaurant.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Durham Police Department at

(919) 560-4317

.