Chapel Hill Police are investigating the report of the attempted kidnapping of a female UNC student just after 11 p.m. Friday evening, November 6 in Chapel Hill, just west of the UNC Campus.
The victim reported that she was walking near the intersection of Kenan Street and West Cameron Avenue when she was approached by a heavyset black male, aged mid-20’s to mid-30’s, in a white 2000 Mitsubishi Galant with the North Carolina license place “DHZ 5086.” The suspect, armed with a silver handgun, tried to force the victim into the vehicle, but the victim was able to escape uninjured when bystanders approached and intervened.
Continue to monitor Alert Carolina website (alertcarolina.unc.edu) for any updates in investigations into this incident. UNC Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the UNC Police Department at 9-1-1 or contact the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-UNC Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515.
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