Five people rob, assault Duke student
Posted June 14, 2008 12:41 p.m. EDT
Durham, N.C. — Five people robbed and assaulted a Duke University student on Anderson Street on Friday night, according to a press release on Duke's Web site.
The student was walking near the entrance of the Sarah P. Duke gardens around 10:15 p.m. when the attack by three women and two men occurred. One robber assaulted the student with a box cutter, according to the release.
The student threw money on the ground and managed to flee.
Police arrested three women matching the suspects' description on Elba Street, near a parking garage across from Duke Hospital.
One of the remaining suspects was described as a black male with dark complexion in his late teens, about 6-feet tall with a husky build. He was wearing a gold cap, a black t-shirt and blue jeans.
The second remaining suspect was described as a black male with dark complexion in his late teens, about 5-feet 7-inches tall with a stocky build. He was wearing grey and white sweats.
Duke University police were continuing to investigate
Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call university police at 919-684-2444.