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Wilmington man arrested accused of robbing store with an axe

Nicholas Gailie; (Source: New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office) Nicholas Gailie; (Source: New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office)

Posted by Debra Worley - email

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Authorities arrested a Wilmington man they say tried to rob a convenient store with an axe.

According to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, 29-year-old Nicholas Gailie went to the North Kerr Mini Mart with an axe, demanded money, and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Deputies were able to track down Gailie's vehicle from a description provided by an employee at the store.

Gailie was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

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