Police were investigating three robbers in downtown Chapel Hill on Friday night, at least one of which had been struck by a gun.
According to a news release, the Chapel Hill police station said the first robbery was reported near West Rosemary Street and Mitchell Lane at 8:42 pm.
According to police, two suspects, a young man and a young woman, were struck by guns and robbed a group of women. According to his release, the suspect then walked away.
At 8:53 pm, the department responded to the robbery reported on North Robertson Street. There, a group of men was robbed by two suspects who “fit the explanation of the first robbery suspect.”
Police have not stated whether the second robbery was related to weapons. CHPD spokesman Ran Northam did not respond to a request for more information on News & Observer.
Police are investigating a third robbery at Sunset Drive at 8:59 pm, according to a UNC Chapel Hill warning on Saturday morning, and is Chapel Hill police related to the third incident? I haven’t confirmed.
The university said all three robbery victims were UNC students.
Police have identified two people of interest, but said they have not released information about them. The department has asked anyone with information about the robbery to call 911 or the Crime Stopper (919-942-7515).
Anyone with information that could lead to an arrest may be eligible to receive up to $ 2,000 in compensation, the release said.