Police searching for 3 suspects after man shot with BB gun, robbed in Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro Police Department is looking for three suspects who they say robbed a man and shot him with a BB gun Wednesday night.

Police responded to High Point Regional Hospital just after 1 a.m. Thursday in reference to a possible assault involving a BB gun.

According to police, the victim was walking eastbound in the 7300 block of West Friendly Avenue at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday when two men approached him and demanded money.

Then, the two suspects and the victim then got into a fight.

Police said a third suspect then walked up and shot the victim with a BB gun.

The three suspects took the victim’s money and belongings before fleeing the scene. They were last seen running eastbound on West Friendly Avenue.

According to police, the victim walked home after the assault and called a family member to drive him to the hospital.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000 or text the tip to 274637 using the keyword badboyz. All calls to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous, and may result in a reward up to $2,000.

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