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Elon student reports he was held at knifepoint 

According to an email sent to students by Smith Jackson, Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students, an Elon student reported that he was held at knifepoint Friday, August 28, at 12:30 a.m. as he was walking on West Trollinger Ave.

The email reads:

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Jackson said the University also received an update about the home invasion on Morgan St. that students were notified about this morning in another email from Jackson.

According to Jackson the Town of Police arrested the intruder Friday afternoon, August 28. The Town of Police also said that the victim and the suspect had a relationship before the invasion.

The home invasion occurred at about 2:10 a.m. Friday morning in the 100 block of Morgan St., in the neighborhood Morgan Place Community a block away from the Station at Mill Point.

Along with that email, Jackson sent a list of tips for students to stay safe:

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 The university lists additional safety tips on the Elon Campus Safety and Police website.


About the author: Michelle Alfini

Michelle Alfini is a senior broadcast journalism major from Severna Park, Maryland. She has interned at Abc11 News in Durham, WXII News 12 in Winston Salem and 1430WNAV radio in Annapolis, Maryland. Follow her on twitter @MichelleAlf

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