DURHAM, North Carolina (WTVD) --Durham police are investigating the armed robbery of two female Duke University students off campus Tuesday night.
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The robbery happened around 7:30 p.m. on Markham Avenue between the BP Gas Station and the car wash.
The victims told police the suspect used a handgun to threaten them. One of the women suffered a minor injury during the robbery.
According to a police incident report several items including a laptop, cellphones, credit cards, student ID, headphones and scarves were taken.
The suspect was last seen fleeing toward Ninth Street. He was described as a Hispanic man in his mid-20s and wearing a red hoodie.
"Makes me really scared to be out, especially after dark," neighbor Jennifer Edmunds said.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.
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