TROY Ala. (WTVY) - A Troy University student was robbed at gunpoint on campus around midnight Wednesday night.
Police say it happened in a parking lot near Sorrell Chapel as the student was walking toward his residence hall.
A man wearing a hoodie approached the student from behind armed with a handgun.
He took the student's wallet and two books from his book bag before leaving in a silver Honda CRV.
The student was not injured.
A safety alert was sent out by the university via email and text messaging advising campus residents to be alert.
City of Troy Police are assisting University Police in searching for the suspect.
Anyone with information regarding the incident, is urged to contact University Police at 334-670-3215 or the secret witness line at 334-670-5814.