Armed robbery reported on Duke campus

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It happened near Wannamaker Drive and Chapel Drive (WTVD)

Duke University says a student reported being robbed at gunpoint on West Campus early Monday morning.

In an alert to students, the university said it happened around 1 a.m. near the intersection of Wannamaker Drive and Chapel Drive.

Two people came up to the student and pulled out chrome-colored pistols, according to the alert. After taking several personal items from the student, they left in a red truck or SUV.

The student was not hurt.

Some Duke students said they're not afraid, but are going to be extra-aware of their surroundings on campus from now on.

"I grew up in New York City so it's nothing out of the ordinary for me, I guess," first-year Duke student, Daniella Nevid said. "People just have to be alert as always, expect that just 1 A.M. is a late time to be out, and protect themselves accordingly."

"I actually feel pretty safe on campus," graduate student Liliane Delva said. "And late at night, last semester, I felt pretty safe. There was always police presence."

ABC11 reached out to Duke Police and the office of the Vice President for Administration, asking for more information about the assailants (including a physical description), the victim, and what was taken.

University police did not immediately return any calls or emails. The office of the Vice President for Administration tells us they have no new information to release at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Duke University Police Department at (919) 684-2444.

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