NC State issues ‘Wolf Alert’ after resident awakes to burglary

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated.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.

WTVD photo

RALEIGH, N.C. — Officials at North Carolina State University have issued an alert after a man said he woke up to a suspect standing over him inside his Western Manor apartment in Raleigh, WTVD reports.

According to NC State’s Wolf Alert, the incident happened around 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Officials said a resident at the apartment complex on Avent Ferry Road near Centennial Parkway was awakened by a person standing over him and looking through some of his personal belongings.

The suspect then fled the scene.

According to the university’s website, Western Manor is an apartment complex for NC State upper-class, graduate and post-doctoral students, as well as faculty and staff members.

Officials did not say whether the resident was a student or faculty member, but did say he reported the burglary to University Police hours later because his cell phone was taken. No weapon was reportedly used during the encounter.

Source: WTVD