Police: Gunman robs student near University of Maryland campus

Local,Maryland,Crime,Naomi Jagoda

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.

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