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Des Moines Police are investigating a strong arm robbery near Drake University's campus.

The victim is listed as a student in the police report. She said she was walking through a parking lot near 34th Street and Forest Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. She told police three men walked up to her and one asked to use her phone. She turned them down. She said one of them knocked the phone out of her hand.

The victim said one of the men grabbed the phone from the ground. All three ran northbound.

The victim said one of the men was wearing a bright blue and red sweat suit. All three were described as black males. She couldn't provide further description to police.

The phone's value was estimated at $250.