Four men charged with armed robbery on ECU campus
By Tyler Stocks
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Four men are jailed on $100,000 bonds after allegedly robbing a man and taking his wallet on Saturday morning, the East Carolina University Police Department reported.
Arrested were Tyshon Maleek Arnold, 18, of 1621 Vintage Road, Raleigh, Jacoby Kashen Cox, 18, of 307 E. Railroad St., Selma, Isaiah Devon Simmons, 19, and Malcolm Joshua Robinson, 20, of 320 Laney St., Garner.
All four men are being charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.
ECU Police were notified that an armed robbery occurred on College Hill Drive around 3 a.m. The victim said that there were 4 black male subjects who approached him and engaged him in conversation.
One subject displayed a handgun and told the victim to give him his wallet. The victim was not harmed in the incident. There is no known, ongoing threat to the campus community, and ECU Police are investigating the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the ECU Police Department at 328-6787.
Information can be provided anonymously to CrimeStoppers at 758-7777 or students can use LiveSafe tips to anonymously report information.
Individuals are encouraged to remain aware of their surroundings at all times. Report any suspicious or criminal activity as soon as possible.