Armed robbery reported near Geasey Field

Temple Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred west of Main Campus earlier tonight.

Two men with a gun robbed a student on Fontain Street near 16th around 8:15 p.m., said Charlie Leone, executive director of Campus Safety Services. They took his laptop, cell phone and wallet before fleeing north on 16th Street in a black SUV. The make and model of the vehicle is unknown, he added.

The student was uninjured, and his age is unknown, Leone said. A TU Alert was sent out about the incident at around 8:20 p.m.

Police have directed patrols around the area and are looking through camera footage to further investigate the crime, Leone added.

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