VCU Alert: Armed Robbery at Cary and Laurel

Posted at 8:46 PM, Oct 08, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-08 23:43:52-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)–Virginia Commonwealth University just sent out a text alert about an armed robbery near the Monroe Park Campus. 

The text alert said that the robbery just occurred at Laurel and Cary Streets. This location is near the Gladding Residence Center, and about one block away from Monroe Park. 

The VCU text alert says to avoid the area. This is the second armed robbery alert sent by VCU within fifty minutes. The first crime happened less than a mile away, in the 900 block of Franklin Street at Shafer Court. 

We don’t know if anyone has been hurt, or what the suspect looks like. 

This is a breaking news alert. We will post more information as it becomes available.