Xavier student robbed on campus Monday night

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A Xavier student was robbed on campus Monday night.

According to preliminary New Orleans Police Department reports, the robbery happened just after 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 4800 block of Dixon Street.

The student, a 19-year-old woman, was approached on campus by a suspect described as a black man.

The suspect demanded the victim's property and implied he had a weapon by placing his right hand under his shirt.

The victim struggled with the suspect over her purse before he hit her in the face, snatched her cell phone and fled the scene.

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