Student robbed while walking to TN School for the Deaf

11:12 PM, Oct 9, 2012   |    comments
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A student at the Tennessee School for the Deaf was robbed Tuesday evening while walking to the school's campus.

The robbery happened at 7:26 p.m. as the adult student was walking on Spence Place in the Island Home neighborhood, according to a spokesperson for the Knoxville Police Department.

The student, whom police did not identify, told officers a large man wearing a mask walked up to him and demanded money. 

The victim said he didn't have any, and he was cut on the forearm during a struggle with the suspect. 

The suspect ran on foot, and the victim was treated at Children's Hospital for minor injuries. 

No arrests had been made, police said.

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