Attempted Armed Robbery Near ECU Campus

Two men who tried to rob a person at a convenience store ended up with no cash, but now are the target of a police search.

An attempted robbery was reported in Greenville at the Sheetz on the corner of East 10th Street and Charles Blvd. around 2:30 a.m. this morning. That's according to an ECU Alert, which says the victim was able to fend off the two would-be robbers.

No one was hurt, and police say the criminals ran towards the Province Apartment Complex.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers, at (252) 758-7777.

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