A N.C. State University student was assaulted, threatened with a knife and robbed on Hillsborough Street east of campus, he reported to university police.
The incident happened about 2 a.m. Sunday between Hillcrest and Forest roads, police said in a notice to the university community.
Three men attacked the student, he told police. He reported that they showed him a knife but did not use it to hurt him.
EMS workers treated the student at the scene.
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Police said the victim told them the robbers were three black men, each about 6 feet tall. One wore a white shirt and jeans and the second a red shirt and jeans. Police did not have a description of the third assailant’s clothing.
The three fled on foot, the student told police.