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Two arrested in Wilmington motel robbery

Corey Lea (Source: Wilmington Police Dept.) Corey Lea (Source: Wilmington Police Dept.)
Willie McBride (Source: Wilmington Police Dept.) Willie McBride (Source: Wilmington Police Dept.)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Two people are in jail after trying to pull off an armed robbery at a local motel.

Wilmington Police say a man told officers he had arranged to meet a woman at the Best Value Inn off of Market Street.

When the victim got there, Willie McBride was in the motel room with a gun.

Police say McBride pointed the gun at the victim and demanded money. The victim gave McBride the money and then ran away.

When police showed up to the motel they were able to arrest McBride and the woman who set up the date.

Her name is Corey Michael Lea.

Lea and McBride are in the New Hanover County Detention Center.

They each have a $15,000 dollar bond.

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