NEW INFO: ECU Police Investigating Halloween Armed Robbery

The ECU Police Department is investigating an armed robbery on campus, and the gunman was wearing a Michael Myers mask.

Police say the victim was held up between West End Dining and Clement Hall at approximately 1:05 a.m. Tuesday. The robber was wearing navy blue coveralls and the mask the main character in the "Halloween" horror film series. Police say the gunman used a black handgun to hold up the man, who is not a student at ECU, before running away from the scene.

The victim was not injured.

University police say this is the first reported armed robbery on campus in two years. A campus crime report does list two robberies this year were weapons were not used.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the ECU Police Department at (252) 328-6787. Information can be provided anonymously at www.ecu.edu/police



Previous Story:

ECU Police are investigating a reported robbery that happened in downtown Greenville Halloween night. Police would not confirm any other details overnight.

Greenville Police say the activity downtown was "relatively uneventful," giving a nod to Mother Nature for the rain that kept things quieter than in years past. Police blocked off parts of downtown and beefed up their patrols on the street to keep the peace.


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