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UPDATE: ECU police investigating overnight assault

ECU police say a previously reported armed robbery is now believed to be an assault.
ECU and Greenville police are looking for a man they say tried to rob a group of people with a gun near 10th and Cotanche streets overnight.
ECU and Greenville police are looking for a man they say tried to rob a group of people with a gun near 10th and Cotanche streets overnight.(WITN)
Published: Aug. 12, 2020 at 5:43 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 12, 2020 at 9:29 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - ECU police say a previously reported armed robbery is now believed to be an assault.

Officers say a man chased a group of people with a gun near 10th and Cotanche streets around 1 a.m., but no items were taken from the victims.

As of 9 a.m. Wednesday, no arrests have been made in the case.

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ECU and Greenville police are looking for a man they say tried to rob a group of people with a gun near 10th and Cotanche streets overnight.

Officers say it happened at 1 a.m. They say the man chased a group of people with a gun before running away toward Cotanche Street. A detailed description of the person was not given.

If you have any information, call Greenville police at 252-329-4315 or Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777.

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