An ECU Alert was sent to students early Friday morning that a student reported he was robbed after midnight.
The alert said the student was walking along East Rock Springs Road at 12:34 a.m. when three people approached him and took the student's backpack and laptop computer.
The alert said the victim was hit in the face during the robbery and had minor injuries, but no weapon was seen during the robbery.
The suspects were seen running toward 10th Street.
The student reported that one suspect was a nearly 6-foot-tall black man with a muscular build who was wearing a navy blue hoodie. The alert said there was no other description for the other two robbers.
If anyone has information on the robbery, you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (252)-758-7777.