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Armed robbery reported near UT campus

Anyone who recognizes this suspect should call police. Anyone who recognizes this suspect should call police.
Police say the robbery happened shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday near the University of Toledo campus. Police say the robbery happened shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday near the University of Toledo campus.
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
The University of Toledo sent a text message to students around 10 a.m. Wednesday to alert them of a robbery near campus.

According to Toledo Police, a suspect armed with a shotgun, robbed a Subway store in the 1400 block of Secor Road, near the university's main campus. Police say the man was dressed in all black and wearing a blue knit hat pulled over his face with eye holes cut out. The workers retreated to a cooler in the Subway for protection. The man fled the restaurant on foot.
 
He did not get away with any cash.
 
The suspect is still on the run.

UT has warned students, faculty and staff of the event. The following alert was posted on UT's Facebook page:
 
"Toledo Police are on scene at the Subway, 1464 Secor Road, west of the Main Campus, for a report of a possible robbery. A possible suspect was said to be armed with a shotgun and is described as a black male - wearing all black - possible hooded sweatshirt, and black sweat pants. It is unknown what direction the suspect fled so please be cautious in this area."

Megan Sanctorum will have the latest details from the scene on WTOL 11 News at 5. Stay with us for more details.

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