INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE FROM ALERT CAROLINA: Robbery Reported near Campus
A male UNC student reported being robbed on Cameron Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.
The victim told Chapel Hill Police that he was approached at a restaurant on Franklin Street by two black males who engaged the victim in conversation and walked with him through the Granville Towers area. Nearing Cameron Avenue, one suspect forced the victim to the ground, while the other took his phone and credit cards. The suspects then got into a car that was waiting nearby and fled by vehicle. No weapon was seen.
One of the suspects was described as 6-0 tall, 170 lbs, and wearing a black hoodie jacket. The second suspect was wearing a black jacket and black sunglasses.
Police are asking anyone with information that may help to identify the suspect(s) to call 911 or contact the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-UNC Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515. Calls are confidential and anonymous. You can also submit information to Crime Stoppers online at www.crimestoppers-chcunc.org.
Continue to monitor Alert Carolina website (alertcarolina.unc.edu) for any updates in the investigation into this incident. Call 911 immediately to report any and all suspicious activity on campus. For a list of safety tips, see the following link through the Alert Carolina page:
About Informational Messages: The University sends an Informational Message to inform the campus community about a situation that is not an emergency, but is expected to be of significant interest to the campus.
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