Wake Forest crime alert: off-campus robbery

This message was emailed to students, faculty and staff on July 3 by the Office of Communications and External Relations:

Early Sunday morning, July 3, a Wake Forest University student was robbed in an off-campus apartment at Deacon’s Station, an apartment complex off Polo Road.  The student was not injured.

An investigation by the Winston-Salem Police Department is ongoing, with assistance from the Wake Forest University Police Department

Shortly before 5 a.m., the student contacted the Wake Forest University Police Department to report that she had just been robbed by a man who entered her unlocked apartment, kicked in the locked door of the bathroom where she was located and took a small amount of cash and her cell phone.  She described the robber as a black male with a slender build, wearing a green hoodie.

She reported he appeared to have a firearm.  A second male intruder entered the apartment with the robber.

University Police and Winston-Salem Police immediately responded to the call.

Anyone with information that may assist in the investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at336-773-7700, or Crimestoppers at 336-727-2800.