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Updated: 11:56 a.m. on December 3, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Milwaukee Police are searching for two men believed to be involved in an armed robbery near the UWM campus Sunday evening.

According to UWM Police, a female student was walking back from a library around 9:50 p.m. near Cramer St. and Hartford Ave.

A gray minivan pulled up alongside her and two men got out, one wearing a red sweatshirt, the other wearing a black hoodie.

The men told the victim they had a gun and to give them her "stuff". The suspects took the victim's phone and backpack and left the area in the van.

The victim was able to call for help using a campus emergency phone. She was uninjured.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police. 

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Posted: 4:57 a.m. on December 3, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Police are searching for two suspects following an armed robbery near the UW-Milwaukee campus Sunday evening.

Police say it happened near Cramer St. and Hartford Ave. around 9:50 p.m.

Two black men allegedly exited a gray minivan and approached the victim demanding her belongings.

One of the suspects was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and the other was wearing a black sweatshirt.

According to authorities, one of the suspects implied he had a handgun.

The suspects were seen entering the minivan and driving northbound on Oakland Ave.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the UWM Police Department at (414) 229-4627.

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