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Suspect sought after robbery near MSU

(Mankato, MN) –  Mankato police are searching for information on the suspect of  a Saturday night robbery near the MSU campus.

A victim was approached by a male asking around 11 p.m. near 40 West Campus View Road, according to a release from Mankato Public Safety.  Police say the suspect asked the victim for directions, then took the victim’s money before fleeing on foot.

The suspect, described as a black male wearing all black clothing, displayed a handgun during the incident according to the release.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (507) 387-8780, or call 911.

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