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UW-Milwaukee students warned to be alert after boy attempts armed robbery

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students are being warned to be alert after a boy attempted to rob a student on campus.

On Sunday, students received a safety alert that someone, possibly as young as 10-years-old, used a gun in an attempted robbery.

The incident occurred near Cramer St. and Hartford Ave. around 3 p.m. No one was hurt in the incident and the suspect did not get anything.

Police say the boy was between 10 and 13-years-old. He’s described as having brown hair and wearing a red and yellow jacket. He was seen getting into a gray sedan driven by an adult.

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