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Armed robbery reported in University Heights area

A man robbed two victims at gunpoint early Sunday in the University Heights neighborhood, Buffalo police reported.

A man and woman told police a man approached them at 12:45 a.m. at the intersection of Merrimac and Mildred streets and brandished a black revolver. He threatened to shoot them unless they gave him their belongings, according to a police report. He took their wallet and purse containing credit cards.

The robber, wearing a grey hoodie, then fled on foot.