UNC DPS Investigating Sunday Armed Robbery

CHAPEL HILL – The UNC Department of Public Safety is in search of a suspect or suspects who robbed a male UNC student of a small amount of cash near campus Sunday.

The student told police he was struck in the face with an unknown object. He was in the area of downtown Chapel Hill or northern campus. He wasn’t able to provide a description or number of suspects, but UNC DPS says an ongoing threat to campus is not suspected in connection with this case.

UNC Police are asking anyone with information which might aid in the investigation to contact investigators at 919-962-8176. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515.


CH Police Investigating Armed Robbery

CHAPEL HILL –  If you know information about a robbery Saturday night near Pantana Bob’s on West Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill Police want your help.

Officials are investigating a reported armed robbery near campus of a non-UNC student who described the suspects as three Hispanic males. The incident took place at around 11:00 0p.m. Saturday. The victim said the men 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, one was wearing a pink shirt and had gold teeth, and one had a tattoo on his face.

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 www.crimestoppers-chcunc.org.