Two armed robberies reported near Coastal Carolina campus

Armed robbers hit two apartments near Coastal Carolina University early Saturday, according to a news release.

Around 1:30 a.m., Conway police responded to The Cove Apartments on S.C. 544. The victim told officers that a gunman had forced his way into the apartment and stolen several items.

About an hour later, Conway officers responded to a robbery call at the Coastal Club Apartments, which are also on S.C. 544.

Victims there said two men forced their way into the apartment and stole several items. One of the robbers had a handgun, the release said.