Attempted robbery reported near University of Memphis - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Attempted robbery reported near University of Memphis

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

University of Memphis police are searching for a man who tried to rob two people walking near campus Tuesday night.

Memphis police say around 11:30 p.m., the man approached the victims on Mynders Avenue between Highland and Brister streets, just off campus.

According to a U of M release, the man was armed with a gun and demanded money.

When the victims said they didn't have any, he ran away through an apartment complex.

No one was injured.

If you can help police, call MPD at 901-545-2677.

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