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Armed robbery near Monroe Park campus

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Richmond and VCU Police are warning people to be on high alert after an armed robbery near VCU's Monroe Park campus.

An alert went out to VCU students early Saturday morning warning students about the armed robbery. Police say a victim was approached by a man wearing baggy pants and a hoodie. The victim told police that the suspect displayed a gun and demanded his iPhone. Once the victim handed over the phone, the suspect took off.

Richmond and VCU Police plan to increase patrols in the area.    

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