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Armed robbery reported in Iowa City parking lot

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Police responded to a report of an armed robbery in Iowa City.  A woman says a man came up to her in the back of a parking lot at 404 S. Governor St. around 8:15 p.m. Monday.

She says she was walking to her apartment, when the man pointed a small black handgun, demanding money.  When she told him she didn't have any, he ran away.

Nobody was injured, but the suspect remains on the loose.  He's described as a black man, about six-feet-tall, a medium build, wearing a short, black jacket.

Iowa City Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to his arrest.  They can be reached at 358-TIPS (8477).

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