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2 Robberies Reported at UNC Hospitals

Posted October 12, 2007 4:04 p.m. EDT

— A man is in custody after allegedly committing two robberies in parking araeas at UNC Hospitals on Wednesday night.

University police said the first robbery occurred on the first level of the Dogwood parking deck on Manning Drive shortly after 8 p.m.

About three hours later, a UNC Hospitals employee also reported being threatened and robbed in the parking lot directly in front of the hospital's main entrance.

Officers said Brian Douglas matches a suspect description in both robberies. Douglas is being held in the custody of the University of North Carolina-Chapel police.

Anyone with information about the robberies or suspicious activity in the area is asked to call university police at 919-962-8100 or Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515. All conversations are confidential and anonymous.