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Attempted robbery at UW-Platteville

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PLATTEVILLE (WKOW) – University of Wisconsin-Platteville police are looking for the people responsible for an attempted robbery that happened Saturday night on campus.

Police say two men approached two university employees on the sidewalk north of Ullsvik Hall around 11 p.m. Saturday and demanded money.  The suspects, who said they had a gun are described by police as black males.

One suspect pushed one of the victims to the ground in an apparent attempt to take money, but the suspects ran away after an altercation.

If you witnessed this incident or have any information about it, you are asked to call UW-Platteville police at 608-342-1584.

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