MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – University of Minnesota police say a student was robbed at gunpoint Monday morning on the Twin Cities campus.

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(credit: University of Minnesota Police)

A campus alert says the robbery happened around 9:35 a.m. outside Hanson Hall, near the intersection of South 4th Street and South 20th Avenue on the West Bank.

University police say the suspect threatened the victim with a semi-automatic handgun and stole her purse and cell phone.

Monday evening, police said they have suspects in custody and recovered property from the victim during the arrests.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call University of Minnesota police at 612-624-2677.


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