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Police searching for four men after armed robbery at ESU

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Oct 31 2013 05:02:15 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 31 2013 06:23:45 PM CDT

Police are searching for four men they say robbed an East Stroudsburg student at gunpoint.

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. -

Police are searching for four men they say robbed an East Stroudsburg student at gunpoint.

Authorities say the robbery happened off campus on Fairview Street around 6:30 Wednesday evening.

They say the victim knew he was being followed and tried to call 911 before the men chased him down.

That's when police say one of the robbers pulled out a gun and demanded the victim's money and cell phone.

The victim later flagged down a motorist and asked for help.