Police looking for 2 men after armed robbery near ECU campus


Police are searching for two men after an attempted armed robbery near ECU’s campus.

It happened late Sunday night on the 100 block of North Meade Street.

ECU issue an alert after two men approached a teenager with a hand gun demanding money.

Neighbors said they don’t like getting the alerts.

“We’re going to make sure our doors are locked all the time,” said Andrea Carter, who lives nearby. “We’re going to look for our surroundings, and definitely if someone else is home say, ‘Hey watch my back while I walk inside.’ It’s just getting crazy out here.”

Authorities said they think it was an isolated incident. 

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