Police investigate robbery after redistricting forum

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a robbery that took place following a redistricting meeting at Williston Middle School Tuesday night.

According to authorities, a woman leaving the meeting was approached by middle-school-aged kids. She told police the five teenage males, and one teenage female grabbed her purse and hit her with a blunt object then fled.

A police K- 9 unit found the purse on S. 11th Street, but the victim's credit cards, driver's license and passport were missing from the purse.

No arrest have been made at this time.

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