Campus police investigate armed robbery reported at Duke Gardens

DURHAM, North Carolina (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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