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University of Denver's Office of Campus Safety investigating aggravated robbery

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Posted at 7:56 AM, Jul 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-24 09:56:24-04

DENVER — The University of Denver's Office of Campus Safety is investigating an aggravated robbery in the northeast corner of campus.

Around 8:15 a.m. on July 17, a woman had just arrived and parked in parking lot 301, which is located in the Evans parking garage on the corner of Evans Avenue and S. High Street. A white, male suspect approached her car and demanded the vehicle. He also displayed a knife, according to the Office of Campus Safety.

The woman fled and left her purse behind. The suspect stole the purse and left the scene on foot.

The suspect was described as a white male standing about 6 feet tall. He had a dark-colored hat with white brass knuckles pictured on the front. He was wearing dark-rimmed eye glasses, a black long-sleeve shirt and blue jeans. He had prominent acne on his face and a short, light-colored goatee, according to the Office of Campus Safety.

Denver police and DU Campus Safety are investigating the crime. If you have any information on this crime or the suspect, call Campus Safety at 303-871-2334.