Augusta Univ. Alert 8/11/16: Armed Robbery on Campus of $400 Shoes

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  1. mountainpass

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    Armed Robbery / 08-12-2016

    On 08/12/2016, at 8:17 PM, Augusta University Police responded to Fleming Avenue and Mount Auburn Street to meet with Richmond County Deputies in reference to an armed robbery. Officers made contact with the victim who stated he met the subject on FaceBook in reference to selling shoes. The subject instructed the subject to meet him at the Augusta University Summerville Campus Fountain to make the exchange. The victim was approached by two subjects. One subject pulled out a handgun and instructed the victim to open the car trunk then the subjects took the shoes and ran north on Fleming Avenue. A search of the area met with negative results. The items taken were two pairs of shoes value at $400.00. No arrest has been and the investigation of this incident is ongoing. Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.