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N.C. State Student Injured in Robbery

Posted April 10, 2008

— A North Carolina State University student was injured in a robbery near the school's baseball stadium early Thursday.

The victim told university police that five teenagers riding bicycles approached him as he walked near Doak Baseball Stadium around 3 a.m. Several of the teenagers hit the student and took some of his personal property.

The student's injuries were non-life-threatening. No weapons were used during the robbery.

University police officers apprehended two suspects immediately after the robbery. Three suspects were still on the loose.

Police described one suspect as a dark-complexioned male teenager, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. He wore a bandanna and black T-shirt and shorts.

The second suspect is light-complexioned male teenager, 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing 160 pounds. He has a muscular build and wore dark clothing.

The third suspect is a dark-complexioned male teenager, 6 feet tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He wore a white, zip-up hooded sweatshirt with a green and pink diamond design.


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  • dlb800 Apr 14, 2008

    The guy should have had a concealed carry permit and been
    carrying. That would have limited these 5 guys' career choice.

  • batcave Apr 10, 2008

    yes dougware i feel the same

  • bronzegoddess40 Apr 10, 2008

    This is beginning to be a pattern and I wonder if people are just saying these things for attention. Nothing ever comes of these "so-called" robberies. They should realize when they lie about these things, it makes it harder for people to beleive when a real robbery occur, remember the story about the boy who cried wolf?

  • Golo Drama Queen Apr 10, 2008

    Doug, I have the same questions

  • wakemom Apr 10, 2008

    the last rubbery/assult on a college camput was a lie. hope this isnt one of them

  • sprice7 Apr 10, 2008

    Are they white or blacK? Geez.....

  • HappyGirl08 Apr 10, 2008

    What is up w/so many robberies on NCSU campus lately? Is it typical and just not normally so publicized or what?

  • DougWare.NET Apr 10, 2008

    I'm sorry, but I have to ask. What's with the "light-complexioned" and "dark-complexioned" descriptions. Are they "light-complexioned" and "dark-complexioned" caucasians, afraican-americans, or one of each? I just really got the impression that the descriptions were trying to be politically correct, possibly at the expense of providing a good description.

    Don't flame me, this is just an opinion. Does anyone feel the same?

  • Mr. Keeping It Real Apr 10, 2008

    Are robberies on the rise or am I just paying more attention?
    What makes people think they can take whatever they want? Is it drug driven? Get a job! Work like the majority of us do. NOBODY owes ANYONE handouts!

  • twc Apr 10, 2008

    Another slap on the wrist coming! Wonder how many of them were already on probation.