A student called campus police shortly before 10 a.m. to report that he had been robbed at knifepoint near the E.S. King Village, a group of university housing buildings for graduate students and their families. The student said the robber was running toward Method Road and Ligon Street.
Campus police said they saw a suspect running into a wooded area near Hutton and Ligon streets, and they and Raleigh police apprehended him after a brief search.
Michael Anthony Hinton, 18, of 2910 Woods Place, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.
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