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Armed Robbery Reported Near Western Cemetery

p>A man and woman were robbed by an unknown gunman Friday near Western Cemetery, the V.I. Police Department reported.

According to police, officers responding to a 911 call talked with black male victim, whose name was not released.

The victim told officers he and a female friend were robbed at gunpoint by an unknown black male individual while in the area of the Western Cemetery. He said the robber took his gold chain, valued at $500, and $70 cash, and approximately $100 from the woman. The robber then fled the area of the incident on foot.

Police asked anyone with information to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 at extensions 5611, the 911 center, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.

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