North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707
Crime Alert Archive
At approximately 1:08 p.m. on April 12, there was an attempted armed robbery in Eagleson Residence Hall. The suspect displayed a weapon and fled without obtaining any property. The campus was placed in lockdown while the incident was investigated. While the campus was on lockdown, a third party reported that there was a gunman in Mary Townes Science Complex, which was a false sighting. The lockdown was lifted at approximately 2:52 p.m. The suspect is described as black male wearing a T-shirt with faded blue shorts and dreadlocks.