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ALERTVU - November 14, 2018

UPDATE! Vanderbilt Police Department has received information of another robbery that occurred approximately 45 minutes ago at the Papa Johns near 24th and West End Ave. Unknown if robberies are connected at this time. As a precautionary measure, Vanderbilt buildings will be placed on card access for the remainder of the evening. Report any suspicious activity to the Vanderbilt University Police Department. 

UPDATE! An individual was shot during the robbery and transported to a local hospital. Remain vigilant on the Vanderbilt Main Campus. No further updates on the description of the suspects. Continue to avoid the area of 30th and West End. An investigation is ongoing and Officers continue to patrol the area. Report any suspicious activity to the Vanderbilt University Police Department. 

UPDATE! An individual was robbed at First Tennessee bank at 30th & West End. please continue being vigilent in the area and on the Vanderbilt main campus. Description of suspect is a black male wearing a blue ski mask, dark shirt, blue jeans. Second suspect is a black male wearing a black ski mask and a black hoodie. both were seen running toward campus. Avoid the area! Officers continue to search the area. 

UPDATE: Correction - robbery occurred at First Tennessee at 30th & West End. Continue to avoid the area! Emergency personnel searching area. 

A bank robbery occurred at 30th Ave S and Vanderbilt Place. The first suspect is a black male wearing a blue ski mask, dark shirt, blue jeans. The second suspect is a black male wearing a black ski mask and black hoodie. Both were seen running toward campus. Avoid the area! Emergency personnel on scene. 

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