VCU ALERT: Armed Robbery in Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)–At 11:55 p.m., Virginia Commonwealth University issued a text alert that there was an armed robbery on Monroe Park Campus.

The alert said that the robbery took place at Hancock and Marshall Streets, at 11:39 p.m. Wednesday.

Police are on scene, and residents were encouraged to avoid the area.

This is a breaking news alert and we will post details as they become available.