Students Alerted About Armed Robbery

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AKRON, Ohio — Students and faculty at the University of Akron were alerted by text or email about an armed robbery that occurred just south of the campus.

The University of Akron Police Department confirmed the incident happened on Friday around 11 p.m.

According to the victim, two men believed to be in their twenties robbed him on Rentschler Street, then ran north.

Fox 8 News is working to learn if the victim is a student.

The University of Akron community is encouraged to take safety precautions.

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