Masked gunman robs victim in Duke Gardens, Duke officials say

Duke Gardens Bridge (Photo: Ivy Dawned)

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A masked man with a gun robbed a person in Duke Gardens on Sunday afternoon, Duke University officials said.

The incident was reported around 5 p.m. in the Doris Duke Center at Duke Gardens.

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The robbery happened when the suspect displayed a silver handgun to a victim and then demanded money, officials said.

The suspect ran from the Doris Duke Center. The suspect was wearing a ski mask, a pink striped long-sleeve shirt and dark pants.

He was described as thin between 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall with short dreadlocks.

Anyone with information about the robbery should contact the Duke University Police Department at 919-684-2444.

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