Crime Alert - Armed Robbery Reported on Central Campus

A student reported an armed robbery on Central Campus at the intersection of Anderson St. and Lewis St. just after midnight. The student was approached by a male of medium complexion standing about 6' 4" tall and weighing about 250 lbs. He held a handgun up across his chest and demanded the student's purse. The suspect was wearing a white sweat shirt and dark jeans. He had short dark hair and fled in the passenger side of a gray or silver car, which headed toward Erwin Dr.No injuries were reported related to the incident.If you have any information related to this incident, please contact the Duke University Police Department at 919-684-2444. This message is being 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 information in this message has not been verified by law enforcement authorities and may change as a result of further investigation.  We encourage you to visit http://duke.edu/police for future updates.