Police search for suspect in attempted armed robbery near ECU campus

Greenville Police are looking for a suspect in an attempted armed robbery near the ECU campus.

Police say a man carrying a long gun tried to rob a person at 1301 Forbes St. about 8:30 Thursday night.

The victim told police the gun was possibly an AK-47 style rifle.

Nothing was stolen, and the victim had only minor injuries.

The suspect is described as a light skinned black man, about  6'2", wearing jeans and a black-and-gray letterman style jacket, trimmed in orange, with the letter R on the chest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Greenville Police or Crime Stoppers.

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