Harvard University Police issue advisory after armed robbery

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Harvard University Police have issued a "community advisory" following an armed robbery in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

They're now warning incoming students, staffers and community members to be extra vigilant while walking through the campus and surrounding areas, both during the day and at night.

According to Harvard Police, a university staffer was walking on Church Street near Harvard Square around 2:50 Tuesday morning when he was apparently robbed at gunpoint. Cambridge Police are now handling the matter because it was technically off-campus.

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