Green shoes may be the key to helping UNC police solve a strong-arm robbery that happened on campus Dec. 5.
UNC police released the security cam photo of the male person of interest Wednesday. In the initial report, he was wearing a black zip-up jacket, blue jeans, and a black hat. The photo shows him without a hat but he is wearing a pair of distinctively green sneakers.
The robbery happened shortly before 10 p.m. Dec. 5, according to a report from Alert Carolina.
A female UNC student was walking with a friend along Cameron Avenue near the Old Well when she was approached by the black male suspect. He was described as about 5-foot-10 in height with a slim build. The suspect assaulted the victim and took her purse, then fled in the direction of Franklin Street. No weapon was reported.
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Anyone with information that may help to identify this person of interest in the ongoing investigation fo this incident is urged to call UNC police at (919) 962-0564.