Armed robbery reported off East

A student reported being robbed at gunpoint Saturday morning around 3 a.m. while walking alone near the intersection of Sedgefield and Green streets, one block north of East Campus.

Two men demanded money from the student, and one pointed a gun, according to reports from the Duke University Police Department. The suspects took the student's wallet, which contained a small amount of cash and some credit cards, and he was not harmed, Dean of Students Sue Wasiolek said.

The suspects are described as black males approximately 5 feet 10 inches or 5 feet 11 inches tall. One is described as being in his 20s, wearing a black shirt and black jeans and having an afro, and the other reportedly wore a black shirt with a design on the front and had corn rows. DUPD has issued a CrimeStoppers report for the suspects.

Vice President for Student Affairs Larry Moneta informed students of the incident by e-mail around 11 a.m. Saturday. He said the victim was walking alone to a friend's house when the robbery occurred. The student resides on West Campus, Wasiolek said.

"From everything I gather he's doing quite well," she said.


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