The incident happened around 4:15 a.m. at the intersection of Brooks and Kilgore avenues.
Authorities said the man suffered non-life threatening injuries. Further details about the incident have not been released.
Raleigh police are currently searching for the alleged robbery suspect.
The suspect is described as an African American man wearing a black T-shirt and jeans.
Authorities are asking anyone with information to call the Raleigh Police Department at (919) 829-1911.