Officials issue all clear for Mount Vernon Campus following reported robbery

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The Metropolitan Police Department said in an alert that they are investigating a robbery in the 1900 block of Foxhall Road NW.

Officials have issued an all clear for the Mount Vernon Campus after advising students to stay indoors for roughly an hour as the Metropolitan Police investigates a robbery that occurred off-campus.

Administrators issued the all clear at about 4:30 p.m. through a GW Alert, saying police had concluded their investigation on campus.

The Metropolitan Police Department said in an alert at about 3:20 p.m. that they are investigating a robbery in the 1900 block of Foxhall Road NW and are looking for a 20 to 25 year-old Black male who is about 250-280 pounds. The alert said he was last seen wearing a black hat, black jacket with a black shirt with red and white lettering under it, green pants and black Nike shoes.

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