Police continue to search for suspect after armed robbery near IUPUI campus


Scene at Blake Street, where person was reportedly seen running toward IUPUI with a gun.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 15, 2015)– Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) issued an alert Tuesday, saying a person with a gun was reportedly seen running toward campus.

They advised students to take shelter, lock their doors and follow official instructions. Anyone not on campus is advised to stay away until an all clear is issued. The alert came out at 3:10 p.m.

At 4:27 p.m., police lifted the “shelter in place” advisory.

The suspect was reportedly seen running toward campus from the 700 block of Blake Street after an armed robbery. IUPUI described the suspect as a black male, 6’3″-6’4″ with a black hoodie, blue jeans and a hat with yellow writing. Police are still searching for the suspect.

No injuries were reported in the armed robbery. Anyone with information should call 911.

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