Click here to donate to the Salvation Army Hurricane Matthew relief effort

Police: Suspects assaulted, robbed man in Greensboro

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
3729 Farmington Drive in Greensboro (Google Maps)

3729 Farmington Drive in Greensboro (Google Maps)

GREENSBORO, N.C. —  Officials said four men pretended to be police officers, assaulted a man at gunpoint and stole his wallet Saturday in Greensboro.

The 19-year-old victim told police he was approached by the suspects at around 11:20 p.m. in the parking lot of Café Viet on 3729 Farmington Drive.

The victim told officers that the suspects yelled “freeze police” and displayed what appeared to be a badge. He said that they then assaulted him and stole his wallet.

Police said the suspects were seen leaving in a newer-model 4-door black vehicle.

Complete descriptions of the suspects were not released.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.