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Student Robbed Outside Ashdown

Student robbed

outside Ashdown

An unidentified male allegedly robbed a student at gunpoint outside Ashdown House early in the morning on Saturday, July 6.

The student was entering Ashdown through a side door at 2:55 am, when a man approached him from behind, pointed a cold metal object at the back of his head, and told him " `This is a robbery,' " according to a Campus Police bulletin describing the incident. The victim could not see whether the object behind his head was a gun.

The man, described in the bulletin as five feet, seven inches tall and of heavy build and dressed in a dark blue sweatshirt and black jeans, was last seen running toward the parking lot behind Kresge Auditorium. Police have not arrested any suspects in the case.

Capt. John E. Driscoll of the Campus Police would not comment on the case, referring all inquiries to Campus Police Chief Anne P. Glavin, who is on vacation.