Updated: 11/11/2013 5:07 PM
Created: 11/11/2013 4:49 PM WHEC.com
Officials at the University of Minnesota have sent a text alert warning students about a man armed with a gun after an attempted robbery on campus.
The Star Tribune reports the man was seen at Anderson Hall on the West Bank of the Minneapolis campus.
A university spokesman says a gunman tried to rob a student. It's unknown if shots were fired or if anyone was hurt.
People on the West Bank campus are being asked to seek shelter.
Campus police say they are searching for a man with a gun. The man is described as black, 20 years old, 6 feet tall and wearing a black, puffy, hooded jacket.
The alert was sent at 3:20 p.m. Monday.