The victim said the robber knocked on her door and pointed a handgun at her when she answered. He took cash and a white gold topaz and diamond ring.
The suspect is tall and thin with a very large forehead and had a checkered bandana over his face. He was also described as wearing a black baseball cap turned around backwards, a black puffy coat with orange liner and black jeans with white stitching including the letter "R" stitched on the back right pocket.
Anyone with information should call the Chapel Hill Police Department at (919) 968-2760 or Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515.