Crime Warning – Initial Notice




07:40 pm


Pullen Park – Raleigh
Pullen Park




Suspects last seen on railroad tracks heading west.

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On 7/8/2017, at approximately 7:40 PM, it was reported to the Raleigh Police Department that a common law robbery occurred in Pullen Park. It was reported that two suspects snatched a purse from an individual and then they fled north through Pullen Park towards the softball/baseball area. No weapon was involved in this incident. The suspects are described as a black male with dreadlocks, wearing a tan or white T-shirt, baseball hat, and carrying a backpack. The second subject is described as a black male wearing a black shirt, short hair, and wearing bluejeans.

Anyone with information about this crime should call the NC State University Police at 919-515-3000 immediately.

The campus community is always encouraged to take the following steps to keep themselves safe:

– Assailants are more likely to target individuals walking alone, on darkened or unlit paths, or who are distracted by headphones or activities such as texting.

– Walk in groups whenever possible, especially at night.

-Safety Escort Services and public transportation are available as alternatives to walking. Individuals can contact Safety Escort Services at 919-515-3000.

– If you feel unsafe in any situation, trust your instinct and contact University Police immediately to report suspicious activities or crimes on campus by calling 911 or 919-515-3000

In compliance with the Timely Notice provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus crime Statistics Act of 1998, Campus Police are giving notice of a disturbing act of violence. Please share the information contained in this crime warning with other people on campus who may not have seen it.

Type of Crime:

Common Law Robbery