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Man wearing ski mask pointed gun at NC State students

Posted October 8, 2020 8:56 a.m. EDT

— Someone with a gun approached a group of students on N.C. State's campus early Thursday morning, according to police.

Around 2 a.m., a person approached a group of students walking near the intersection of Brooks Avenue and Vanderbilt Avenue, close to the Zaxby's on Hillsborough Street.

According to police, the person, described as a Black man with a white tank top, blue jeans and a red ski mask, pointed a gun at the group and demanded money.

The students were not injured, and nothing was stolen.

Police said the students ran away and the man also fled the area.

The incident is under investigation.

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