RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Virginia Commonwealth University is telling students to stay alert after an attempted robbery on campus.
A student told police a man ran up behind her and tried to steal her backpack near the library around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The student was able to fend off the would-be robber, and the suspect fled the area when a bystander came in to help her out.
No one was injured in the incident.
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