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Crime Alert: Armed Robbery Reported Near Duke Gardens

Crime Alert: Armed Robbery Reported Near Duke Gardens

No injuries reported

Editor's Note: This message was sent to all Duke students, faculty and staff 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.

The first suspect (l) is described as wearing a dark ball cap with a Ravens logo, a white tank-top and blue jeans. The second suspect (r) is described as as wearing a dark ball cap, a baggy t-shirt and blue jeans

Durham, NC - Updated Thursday, July 25, 2013:

Duke Police received sketches of the suspects from the robbery on July 15 and are asking for anyone with information about the suspects to contact the Duke University Police Department at (919)684-2444.

Updated Tuesday, July 23, 2013:

The specific location for the robberies was later identified as near the Lewis St. access to Duke Gardens. This access is described as a "cut-through" that is not frequently traveled by visitors. If you have any information related to this incident, please contact the Duke University Police Department at (919)684-2444. Report suspicious activity to 9-1-1.

Updated Monday, July 15, 2013: 

On Monday, July 15, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a robbery was reported by two individuals near Duke Gardens.   

One suspect was described as a male 5'8 - 5'10 inches tall, thin build with short braided hair, and wearing jeans and a white tank top. The second suspect was described as a male 5'8 - 5'10 inches tall, heavy build, wearing jeans and a white t-shirt. Both subjects are reported armed with silver colored guns. 

If you have any information related to this incident, please contact the Duke University Police Department at (919)684-2444. Report suspicious activity to 9-1-1.

 

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Could you please provide a more precise location of the robbery?

You're likely trying to be politically correct, however, race would be something that needs to be reported

Again. Why do you not mention the ethnicity of the suspects. Is this political correctness? I believe that is useful information.

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