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UPDATE: Weekend robbery arrests not connected to ECU Alert

Published: May. 2, 2021 at 9:52 AM EDT|Updated: May. 3, 2021 at 11:12 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Greenville police now say the people arrested for robbery were charged in connection with the robbery of a different person over the weekend. GPD says nobody has been charged in connection with the ECU Alert.

Police say they located a possible suspect vehicle related to the ECU robbery and seized the car based on evidence seen in the car.

According to police, the robbery happened at 11:36 p.m. Saturday on Anderson St near E 10th St. in Greenville. The suspects were described as two black males, around 5′10″ in height, wearing all black clothing and black masks.

Police say one of the suspects was armed with a black, long gun, possibly a rifle. They left the scene driving a black four-door Hyundai or Kia style vehicle with the left brake light burned out. They were last seen traveling west on 10th St.

MONDAY EARLY MORNING STORY

Multiple people were taken into custody in connection to an armed robbery that happened near East Carolina University Saturday night.

A spokesperson for Greenville police say arrests were made Saturday night, although no names have been provided.

The robbery happened just after 11:30 p.m. on Anderson Street near E 10th Street in Greenville. Police say one of the suspects was armed with a long gun, possibly a rifle.

SUNDAY STORY

The Greenville Police Department along with East Carolina University officers are investigating an armed robbery that happened just before midnight, Saturday.

According to police, the robbery happened at 11:36 p.m. on Anderson St near E 10th St. in Greenville. The suspects were described as two black males, around 5′10″ in height, wearing all black clothing and black masks.

Police say, one of the suspects was armed with a black, long gun, possibly a rifle. They left the scene driving a black four-door Hyundai or Kia style vehicle with the left brake light burned out. They were last seen traveling west on 10th St.

The university says there appears to be no ongoing threat and normal operations can continue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Greenville Police at (252) 329-4315. Information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at (252) 758-7777 or you can use LiveSafe tips to anonymously report information.

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