Police say three teenagers, armed with a handgun and a knife, robbed a man early Tuesday on Crest Road near the N.C. State University campus.
City police said the man was slightly injured during the stickup, which NCSU campus police told the university community happened just before 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of Crest and Varsity drives.
Raleigh and campus police were on the lookout for three black youths, believed to be in their teens, who fled toward the College View Apartments.
Raleigh police said items were taken from the man, but did not disclose what they were.
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The victim was not hurt seriously enough to be taken to a hospital, police spokeswoman Laura Hourigan said.
One suspect was described as being 5-foot-4, wearing a black sweatshirt and sweatpants, having dreadlocks and a beanie cap. He had the gun, police were told.
The second suspect was about 5-foot-10 and wore a black sweatshirt and sweatpants. He had the knife.
The third teen’s height was not given, but police said they were told he was thin, had a shaved head, wore a green sweatshirt, and black sweatpants.
Anyone with information that might help police find or identity the suspects was asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at 919-834-HELP (4357) or visit www.raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.
CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.
NCSU police can be reached at 919-515-3000.