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Georgia Southern University student robbed

Georgia Southern University officials warned students to be cautious after a victim was robbed early Tuesday morning.

Around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, "a student was robbed walking from the Henderson Library at Forest Drive and the Olympic Blvd. crosswalk," according to an "Eagle Alert" message sent to university students, staff and faculty members.

The suspect was described as a black male wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, standing around 6 feet tall and wearing blue jeans.

No weapon was involved in the incident, and no injury was reported. The alert did not indicate whether anything was taken or how the robbery unfolded.

University police are investigating the robbery and ask that anyone with information contact them at (912) 478-5234.

Anonymous tips can be left at http://bf.georgiasouthernedu/publicsafety/prevention/eyewitness/.

University police ask students to "exercise caution" and offer these safety tips:

- Do not walk alone at night.
- Call university police for an escort.
- Avoid dark walkways or classrooms.
- Have your keys readily available when you arrive at your door.


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