Police Search for Gunman Behind Two UC Irvine Robberies

Police were searching for an armed man who robbed two people within minutes at the University of California, Irvine, police said.

The robberies were reported around 6 p.m. when the first victim was approached at an ATM by a man who told the victim he had a gun, according to the UCI Police Department.

About 15 minutes later, the second victim was robbed by a man who appeared to have a weapon, according to UCI Police Department.

Campus police sent out a "zotAlert," which is used in emergency situations, police said.

Neither of the victims were injured.

The robber was seen driving a red Chevrolet or Ford sedan, police said.

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