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Police: ECU student kidnapped on campus

A female student was kidnapped and forced to withdraw money from various ATMs near East Carolina University in Greenville Monday, university police said.

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GREENVILLE, N.C. — A female student was kidnapped and forced to withdraw money from various ATMs near East Carolina University in Greenville Monday, university police said.

The student reported that a man got into her car in the on-campus parking lot at East 3rd and Reade streets, displayed a handgun and made her drive to ATMs before she managed to escape, police said.

The man was black, in his 20s, tall and thin. He was wearing a black T-shirt, blue jeans and a rope-like belt, police said.

No suspects have been identified, but police released a composite sketch of the man they're trying to identify.

No other information was released. Anyone with information is asked to call ECU campus police at 919-328-6787.

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