Emory warns about robberies

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ATLANTA — The Emory University community is being told to exercise caution after a couple of armed robberies in the area.

Officials say both robberies in the past week occurred near the Emory campus just outside Atlanta. The robberies follow a series of armed robberies near college campuses in downtown Atlanta.

In one robbery, officials say a woman reported that two men took her purse at gunpoint on a street near the campus. In the other, an Emory student says she was robbed of her purse at gunpoint outside her apartment building.

Officials say neither woman was harmed.


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