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Student robbed at gunpoint near U of M campus

Posted at 9:06 AM, Feb 05, 2017

The search is on for a suspect after an armed robbery just south of the University of Michigan campus.

Police say -- a student was robbed by a man on Vaughn and East University around 1 a.m. Sunday.

A man pulled up next to the student in a dark-colored car, got out and pointed a gun at him. He demanded the victim's backpack before getting back into the vehicle and driving away.

Police say the man with the gun wore a red bandana over his face during the robbery. The student was not hurt.