Two PSU students robbed at gunpoint

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Police in Centre County are looking for an armed robber.

State College Police say around 3:30 A.M. Monday, two Penn State Students said they were robbed at gunpoint. The victims say they were walking eastbound on East Beaver Avenue near South Garner Street when a man turned around and tried to talk to them. He then started to follow them.

They say the man then stopped them demanded them to empty their pockets and pointed a gun at them. He told them to turn around and walk away. They obliged, before hearing a gun shot and running away. 

They say the man was an older college aged black male, 6’0” tall approximately 190 pounds, with an extended goatee.

If you have any information you are asked to call State College police at (814) 234-7150 or submit a tip through their website.

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