NHC Sheriff's deputies search for men involved in armed robbery

Posted by Kim Ratcliff - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for two men they say are involved with an armed robbery Friday morning.

According to the sheriff's office, the robbery took place at the Handee Hugo store at 820 North College Road around 1:00.

The clerk told deputies the men had knives and took cash, beer, and cigarettes.

The robbers are described as two males, approximately 6'00" tall, wearing dark clothing.  The men are believed to have left the area in a light colored passenger vehicle, possibly a Ford Taurus.

Deputies, with the help of their K-9 team, searched for the robbers around the Kings Grant area but haven't found them at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact detectives at (910) 798-4260.

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