Richmond Police investigating armed robbery near VCU campus

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Richmond Police and Virginia Commonwealth University Police responded to an armed robbery on Grace Street Thursday afternoon.

According to a VCU Alert, the armed robbery happened in the 300 block of W. Grace shortly before 6 p.m. The victim told authorities that two males approached them and assaulted them from behind. They then displayed a firearm and took prescription drugs from the victim.

Richmond Police are leading the investigation and have increased patrols in the area.

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