Gunman robs, strikes West U woman outside her home

A West University woman was robbed at gunpoint and struck to the ground outside her home in the 3800 block of Coleridge Street at about 6:15 p.m. Monday, police reported.

They said the victim heard a vehicle approach as she was walking to her front door. A black male in his 20s accosted her with a gun in his right hand, took her purse and keys, and struck her, causing her to fall.

The victim said the man entered the passenger side of the older model black sedan, which backed up westbound on Coleridge toward College Street.

Police were unable to locate the vehicle or any suspects.

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