210 Pittsboro Street
Campus Box 6210
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-6210

T 919-962-2091
F 919-962-2279

Police Brief

For immediate use

Oct. 11, 2007

UNC Police report two robberies; suspect in custody

University Police have a suspect in custody following a pair of robberies which occurred in parking facilities near UNC Hospitals late on Wednesday, Oct. 10.  The first robbery occurred on the first level of the Dogwood Parking Deck across Manning Drive from UNC Hospitals shortly after 8 p.m. In a second incident shortly after 11 p.m., a man fitting the same description threatened and robbed a UNC Hospitals employee in the parking area directly in front of the UNC Hospitals main entrance.

Police are continuing their investigation and ask anyone with information in connection with the case or having witnessed suspicious activity which may be related to these incidents to call the campus police department at 962-8100 or Chapel Hill–Carrboro–UNC Crimestoppers at 942-7515. All conversations are confidential; no one must identify themselves or appear in court.

Public Safety contact: Randy Young; (919) 962-1502 (office); (919) 698-7143 (cell)
News Services contact: Lisa Katz, (919) 962-2093 (office); (919) 638-0474 (cell)