CHAPEL HILL — A UNC student was robbed early Friday in the schools Coker Arboretum off Raleigh Street, campus police said.
The student, whose gender and age were not disclosed, was approached by four men about 1 a.m., police said in an alert posted for the campus community on the universitys website.
Police did not say what the men took, but the student was not reported to have been hurt.
The suspects were four black men wearing T-shirts and jeans, police said, and they fled toward the UNC campus. Police did not provide a more detailed description of the assailants.
The arboretum is adjacent to the Morehead Planetarium, behind the Chapel of the Cross church and not far from where Chapel Hills annual Halloween celebration was going on.
UNC Police asked anyone with information about the incident to call them at 919-962-8100 or Chapel Hill-Carrboro-UNC Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515 of online at its website.