Safety Alert Issued After Armed Robbery Near U of M Campus

Posted on: 9:10 pm, February 22, 2013, by , updated on: 10:27pm, February 22, 2013

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(Memphis) A safety alert has been issued for students and staff after an armed robbery near the University of Memphis campus last night.

Police say a man was robbed while walking on Watauga St.

Someone saw it happen and yelled at the attacker. He ran away to a waiting car.

The victim wasn’t hurt.

Campus police are working with Memphis police to help find the gunman.