Robbery at gunpoint reported on East Bank early Tuesday morning

The incident is the fifth robbery near campus in two weeks

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Morgan La Casse

Brooke Sheehy

A robbery took place on East Bank early Tuesday morning, per a SAFE-U advisory.

At 1:30 a.m., the suspect approached the victim near the intersection of 17th Avenue Southeast and University Avenue Southeast. The suspect wore a black hoodie with yellow writing, blue pants, flip flops and a medical face mask. The suspect used a gun during the robbery.

Community members are advised to use caution in the neighborhood.

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