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Robbery Reported on East Campus

Robbery Reported on East Campus

No injuries reported from robbery around 1 a.m. Sunday

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Durham, NC - A student reported being robbed about 1 a.m. Sunday on East Campus between Bassett and Brown Residence Halls while walking back to campus from W. Main St.
The student said he was approached by two black males, one wearing a dark hoodie and one wearing a white hoodie. The suspects indicated they had a weapon and took a cellphone, iPad and wallet. The victim was not injuried, and the suspects later fled toward Buchanan and Markham streets.

The incident was reported initially to the Durham Police Department, which coordinated with Duke University Police. A timely warning was sent by email and text message to members of the Duke community in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (also known as the Clery Act), which requires colleges and universities to provide timely notification to members of the university community of certain crimes reported on campus.

If you have any information related to this incident, please contact the Duke University Police Department at 684-2444. The incident is under investigation and more information will be shared as it becomes available Updates will be posted on Duke Today.

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