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September 29, 2013 - 8:03 pm

INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE FROM ALERT CAROLINA: Chapel Hill Police Investigating Armed Robbery Near Campus

The following information has been shared with the campus by the Chapel Hill Police:

Chapel Hill Police are investigating a reported armed robbery that occurred near Pantana Bob’s at 305 West Rosemary Street (near Church Street) Saturday, Sept. 28 around 11 p.m. The victim, a non-UNC student, described the suspects as three Hispanic males who were last seen running westbound on Rosemary Street toward the Key Food Mart (across the street from Breadmen’s Restaurant). Two of the suspects were wearing black shirts; a third was wearing a pink shirt and was described as having gold teeth. One of the suspects had a facial tattoo.

Chapel Hill Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the Chapel Hill Police Department at 919-968-2760 or contact the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-UNC CrimeStoppers at (919) 942-7515. Calls are confidential and anonymous. You can also submit information to Crime Stoppers online at

Continue to monitor Alert Carolina website ( for any updates in the investigation into this incident. Call 9-1-1 immediately to report any and all suspicious activity on or near 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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