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Robbery, gunshots reported on Paine College campus

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 12:00 PM
Last updated 9:42 PM
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A woman was robbed at gunpoint early Thursday on the Paine College campus, police say.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the 31-year-old woman was on the campus around 1 a.m. when a man approached her near Graham Hall and mumbled something she couldn’t understand. The man then pulled out a handgun and shot two rounds into the air.

The woman told authorities she ran away but was caught by the gunman, who put the gun to the back of her head and led her to her car while demanding money.

After the woman handed over $30, the gunman ran way.

Three witnesses corroborated the woman’s story.

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Tots 08/17/12 - 01:24 pm
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Dang,

I sure hope they catch this piece of crap who did that...

Riverman1
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Riverman1 08/17/12 - 02:20 pm
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Set up student security plans

Set up student security plans and stings.

angelaquarius2010
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angelaquarius2010 08/18/12 - 01:30 am
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INCORRECT!!

This story is all wrong. I'm not sure what police report stated these things but they're incorrect. First off, she was not 31, she was 21 because she is a student. The guy didn't shoot in the air, he shot at another student. It was more than 6 students outside at the time so I'm not sure who would have agreed to the "facts" of this story...

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