UNC student robbed, beaten on campus

July 12, 2008 7:34:59 PM PDT
Police have issued a crime alert for UNC Chapel Hill students and staff. A 23-year-old student was attacked and robbed on campus late Friday night. Police say the victim was walking to campus from Franklin Street with two people he met in a restaurant. When the victim reached the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center building one of the men struck him from behind.

The victim told police they continued to beat him and take off with his wallet.

The victim is expected to make a full recovery.