Deputies responded to a robbery with firearm at The Marquee apartments near UCF Saturday.

The victim was robbed in the complex parking garage after being confronted by two males with a handgun, said Capt. Angelo Nieves, Orange County Sheriff's Office media relations spokesman, in a news release. The suspects reportedly struck the victim, took his cash and cellphone and fled the scene in an SUV.

"The victim received [non-life-threatening] injuries to the head and was transported to Oviedo ER," Nieves said in the release.

The suspects are reported to be black males in their 20s. Victim and suspects are not known to be UCF students.


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