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USC students robbed at gunpoint

March 19, 2008 11:39:28 AM PDT
The USC campus is on alert after two students were robbed at gunpoint.Both robberies happened during spring break.

Authorities said the victims were alone and studying in vacant classrooms at the time of the robberies.

The first robbery took place around 11 p.m. Friday, and the second robbery was at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

The LAPD and campus security patrols have increased, and safety notices were posted around campus.

Students are encouraged to study together in public places.


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