Temple student uninjured in armed robbery

A female student’s purse was stolen at gunpoint on the 1300 block of Carlisle Street.

A 22-year-old female Temple student is uninjured after being robbed at gunpoint at around 12:30 a.m., Charlie Leone, director of Campus Safety Services, wrote in an email to the Temple News

The student was walking on the 1300 block of Carlisle Street when a male threatened her with a handgun and fled with her handbag, Leone wrote. 

The bag was later found by Temple police officers on Broad Street. A sweater and medicine were missing, Leone said. 

Police will be reviewing footage from police cameras and private cameras in the area to identify the suspect, Leone said. 

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