Alleged armed robbery occurs near campus

An alleged armed robbery occurred this morning at Gilbert Court Apartments near campus. 

The two suspects, both white males, fled the scene after allegedly robbing some UNA students at knifepoint. 

Police are looking for James Peter King, 21, in connection with the alleged robbery. King has an eagle tattoo on his left wrist and is considered armed and dangerous, said UNA police Chief Bob Pastula.

The suspects fled the area heading towards campus on Olive and Pine Streets taking a cellphone and cash from the victims.

Pastula said the victims were students and they are OK. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call UNA Police at 256-765-4357.

Stay with The Flor-Ala as this story develops.