CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is searching for those responsible after they say a teenager was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning in a library parking lot.
The incident occurred at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the public library located at 6000 Conference Drive in southeast Charlotte,police said.
"Makes me feel very unsafe because in the mornings I park here all the time and one day I could think everything's all right and next thing you know I could get jumped and I wouldn't know what happened," said Na'Il Gordan, senior at East Meck High School.
The 17-year-old victim told officers he was robbed at gunpoint by two unknown suspects.
"We didn't know anything about this. What if they would have come to the school with that. Then our parents wouldn't have known what's going on," said Kiara Anderson, a senior at East Meck High School.
The library is located across the street from East Mecklenburg High School.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools responded in an email, "It is not standard procedure to notify families and students of incidents that happen around a school." However, "Local police departments will notify schools of criminal activity near a school campus that directly impacts the school."
A security officer at the library told FOX 46 Charlotte that they have surveillance video of the armed robbery, buy that they don't have a clear image of the suspects.