WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University has issued an alert reporting an armed robbery near a residence hall on the West Lafayette campus.

The university said on its website that the robbery happened about 4 a.m. Monday on the south side of Hawkins Hall. It asked anyone with more information about the robbery to contact the Purdue Police Department. No other information was immediately provided. People were asked to avoid the area.

Hawkins Hall is located in the middle of campus, near the Purdue Memorial Union.