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Man robbed at gunpoint Sunday
2 men took $20 from victims wallet at University Pointe
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    A man was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning in what appears to be an increasingly common incident — one or more men approach a victim, pull a gun, demand cash and other valuables, then flee on foot.
    Statesboro Police and Georgia Southern University Police worked together earlier  this year to end a rash of similar incidents, arresting three men from Thompson, Ga. in connection to about eight armed robberies near campus. But weeks after their arrests, others began imitating their methods of robbing victims, according to police reports.
    Sunday around 12:24 a.m., a man was in the parking lot at University Pointe when he saw three men walking. One man kept walking, but two of the men approached him, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
    One of the two "pulled a silver hand gun and demanded money," he said. The other man took the victim's wallet, removing $20 and handing the wallet back to the victim, police reports stated.
    Then, the two men fled on foot with a warning to the victim not to call police, because "they knew where he lived," reports stated.
    The victim ignored the suspect's warning and called police, giving them a description of the men who robbed him, York said.
    One man was short with a small build,   and was wearing dark clothing, with a "shiny logo:" on the shirt. The other man was about 6'2”, with a muscular build, wearing baggy sweat pants and had dread locks, he said.
    Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call Det. Keith Holloway at (912) 764-1542 or 212-2306. All information will be kept confidential, York said.

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