Campus police investigate armed robbery reported at Duke Gardens

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Duke University Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that was reported at Duke Gardens on Sunday. (WTVD)

Duke University Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that was reported at Duke Gardens on Sunday.

According to Duke Today, officers said the call came in around 5 p.m. They said the suspect approached an individual in the Doris Duke Center with a silver handgun and demanded money.

According to campus police, the suspect who was last seen fleeing the Doris Duke Center is described as a black male about 5 ft. 9 in. to 6 ft. tall with a thin build. He was wearing a pink striped long-sleeve shirt and dark pants. He wore a ski mask and had short dreadlocks.

No injuries have been reported.

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

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