NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) --Police are investigating a knifepoint robbery near Temple University in North Philadelphia.
It happened Wednesday morning at West Atlantic and North Camac streets, near Temple's Health Sciences Campus.
Police say a 40-year-old woman was approached by a man with a knife who stole her purse and cell phone.
The woman was not hurt.
Police say she is not a Temple University student.
The university did send out a message about the robbery alerting students in the area.
Temple University Police and investigators from Philadelphia Police East Detectives were working to put together a description of the suspect.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Philadelphia Police.