UNC police seek 2 gunmen who robbed 2 students

From staff reportsJuly 12, 2014 

— Police at UNC-Chapel Hill are asking for the public’s help to catch two men who robbed two students at gunpoint Friday night on campus.

Authorities said the attackers, both carrying guns, approached two students around 11 p.m. as they were walking from the Pit to Memorial Hall and demanded their wallets and iPhones. The robbers shoved the victims to the ground and ran towards Franklin Street.

The two students, both men in their 20s, were injured but not seriously, according to authorities.

Both robbers are described as men from 25 to 30 years old. One is about 6 feet tall and has scruffy facial hair. He is heavy-set, wearing a do-rag and a dark short-sleeved shirt.

The other is about 6 feet, 2 inches tall and has thick hair, possibly dreadlocks or braids. He has a thin build and was wearing a dark shirt and khaki shorts.

Police ask anyone with information to call 911 or CrimeStoppers at 919-942-7515 or go to crimestoppers-chcunc.org.

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