Duke student robbed at gunpoint

June 19, 2009 12:16:52 PM PDT
Duke University police are looking for a robber who took a laptop computer and other items from a grad student at gunpoint.It happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday night near the intersection of Campus Walk and LaSalle Street.

The victim told investigators that the robber pointed a handgun at him and took his backpack with the computer inside. The student also said there was a woman nearby who may have been involved.

Duke police say they've stepped up patrols in the area and are asking anyone with information to come forward. You can call them at (919) 684-2444.