Armed robbery reported near LaTech, suspects on the loose

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RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - Louisiana Tech campus police and Ruston Police Department are investigating an armed robbery. On Tuesday, just after 8:15, a text alert that went out to students stated that the incident happened near campus, just west of the Thomas Assembly Center.

Police say the victim was robbed by two black males in a parking lot. The suspects then fled the scene on foot. One suspect was armed with a handgun wearing a hoodie and mask.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.