02/01/2020 at 6:50 PM
At approximately 6:50 p.m. there was a robbery near Dartford St. and North Seminary Terrace.
The incident involved a male Washington University student. The student was walking towards campus when two male subjects approached him and struck him in the head with a glass bottle. The student fell to the ground and one subject displayed a handgun and demanded the student's personal property. The subjects took the student's property and ran from the scene. The student received minor injuries.
The Clayton Police Department is actively investigating the incident.
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