DURHAM — A woman told Duke University police that she was robbed Thursday afternoon in Duke Gardens by two men who had a knife and a handgun, the second robbery in 10 days near a little-used entrance on Lewis Street.
University police have not disclosed what was taken in either holdup, but the victims one Thursday and two on July 15 were not hurt.
Police released a sketch of the two men who committed the July 15 stick-up, but they have not made a definite connection between the incidents, they said.
The robbers on Thursday were described as black men, one about 5-foot-8 with a dark complexion and thin build and wearing all black clothing and the other about 5-foot-11 with a medium complexion and thin build.
The incident happened about 12:55 p.m.
On July 15, two people said they were robbed at about 5:30 p.m. in the same part of the Gardens by two men with silver handguns.
The victims told police that one suspect was between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10 and thin, with short, braided hair.
They said the other suspect also was 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10 with a heavy build.
Duke police asked that anyone who believes they have information about either incident to call them at 919-684-2444.