ECU Police arrests suspect in early morning armed robbery

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Published: Sep. 12, 2021 at 6:08 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 12, 2021 at 5:21 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - ECU Police said the suspect from Sunday morning’s armed robbery has been identified and arrested.

Officials came to the area outside of Fletcher residence hall at East Carolina University where a person was robbed at gunpoint at 5:08 a.m.

Police said the suspect pointed a handgun and demanded a purse from the victim before running away and leaving the area in a car.

As of Sunday evening, ECU Police said the suspect was arrested and there are no ongoing threats to campus.

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