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Courtesy Tucson Police Department

Authorities are investigating an attempted carjacking at knifepoint in the University of Arizona area, a UA campus alert message says.

The alert, issued at 1:19 p.m. Friday, says the incident took place near East 6th Street and North Cherry Avenue.

The suspect, described as a Hispanic male about 30 years old, was last seen running south from the area, the alert said.

Tucson Police Department and the University of Arizona Police Department are both working the case.

Further details were not immediately available.