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VCU sends alert after man robbed near Siegel Center

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Posted at 12:56 PM, Jul 04, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-04 12:56:56-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - Virginia Commonwealth University sent out a campus alert Wednesday after a man reported he was robbed near campus.

The man told police he was robbed a gunpoint near the Eagle Mill Apartments at Marshall and Bowe streets. He reported the robbery at 3:24 Wednesday morning.

According to the VCU alert, the victim told police he'd met the suspect  at a concert in the National Theater. The two walked to the RAMZ Hall 7-Eleven and then to the Eagle Mill Apartments. Police said as they left the apartment building, the victim said the suspect pulled out a silver or black gun and took the man's cell phone and necklace.

Richmond Police are investigating.