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Banneker student robbed at gunpoint by two former students

School officials said the case is now being handled by the Fulton County Schools police.
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COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Two Banneker High School students were robbed on campus at gunpoint Monday evening. 

Principal Dr. Duke Bradley said two former students trespassed unto the campus and approached two current Banneker students. School officials said the former students took out their weapon, forcibly took a student's cellphone and then left the building.

Officials said no one was physically harmed and images of the alleged perpetrators were caught on campus surveillance. 

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School officials said the case is now being handled by the Fulton County Schools Police Department.

The student who was robbed told school administrators about the incident Tuesday around 8:45 a.m. 

In a press release, the school said they are deeply concerned and are revising the after school campus safety plan. They also said immediate changes will be put in place for car riding students.  

"Rest assured that we take the safety of all school stakeholders very seriously and every effort will be made to protect them," Bradley said in a letter to parents.

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