ST. LOUIS ( -- Police responded to a theft on the St. Louis University campus Tuesday afternoon.

The school said a strong-arm robbery happened near the Laclede Garage, in the 3700 block of Laclede around 1 p.m. Police later confirmed the incident was a 'stealing from a person' incident as no weapon was used. There were no injuries reported. 

According to police, a suspect grabbed a female's phone and wallet and fled on foot. 

There is no other information on the suspect. 

The school tweeted an alert to students and staff, advising them to stay in a safe area and away from the garage.

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