Police: Gunman robs student near University of Maryland campus

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A female University of Maryland student was robbed by a masked gunman near the school's College Park campus, police said.

About 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, the student was walking on Paint Branch Parkway near Rhode Island Avenue when she was approached by the robber.

The man showed a handgun and demanded money. After the student gave the robber money, the man fled on foot, Prince George's County police spokesman Cpl. Clinton Copeland said. The victim was not injured.

njagoda@washingtonexaminer.com

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Naomi Jagoda

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