A student said he returned to his dorm room Tuesday afternoon to find two black males, one armed with a silver handgun. The robbers demanded undisclosed property and fled the scene, the (Memphis) Commercial Appeal reported.
Students were notified of the incident by text message and urged to use "caution" on campus.
Police have not made any arrests in the case.
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