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VCU alerted students to a burglary off campus early Monday morning in the Fan.
Students received an alert via text message that a robbery had occurred inside the residence of 1530 Park Ave. at approximately 1:53 a.m.
The victim entered the residence and was confronted by a single suspect. The suspect displayed a silver handgun and took a laptop and $10 cash from the victim. The suspect fled the home from the back entrance, according to the VCU alert.
The suspect is described as a 6-foot black male, who wore a black hoodie and a red hat with a white logo.
The victim did not report any injuries. The robbery occurred inside the VCU Police extended jurisdiction.
Students received the alert text message at approximately 2:06 a.m. Students received a second text message instructing them to resume normal activities at 2:46 a.m.
Richmond Police are investigating the crime.