MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — University of Minnesota officials say two robberies happened back-to-back Friday afternoon near the Twin Cities campus.

A safety bulletin says the first robbery occurred around 2:45 p.m. in the area of 29th and Como Avenue Southeast, and the second robbery happened shortly after. In one of the robberies, a gun was visible, but was not fired.

The two male suspects were described as being between 19 and 25 years old; one was wearing a green jacket and the other wearing a black hoodie.

University officials urge residents and students in the area to use caution.

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