Chapel Hill Police are asking for assistance locating a man suspected in an armed robbery and kidnapping around 7 p.m. Friday.
Authorities say the suspect displayed a silver pistol after asking the victim for a ride in the 400 block of West Rosemary Street. The suspect then “forced the victim to drive to an ATM and withdraw money,” according to a release.
The suspect fled on foot after the withdrawal. The victim was unharmed.
Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male, between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin to medium build. The suspect is estimated to be in his 20s and had a close-cropped beard.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Chapel Hill Police at (919) 968-2760 or Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515. Calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential and anonymous. The caller may also be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest.