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Man sentenced to more than 16 years in prison following robbery at gunpoint

A man was sentenced to prison Tuesday in connection to a robbery that took place near the UNC Wilmington campus, according to a news release from officials with the U.S. Department of Justice. A man was sentenced to prison Tuesday in connection to a robbery that took place near the UNC Wilmington campus, according to a news release from officials with the U.S. Department of Justice.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A man was sentenced to prison Tuesday in connection to a robbery that took place near the UNC Wilmington campus, according to a news release from officials with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Dominic C. King, 25, was sentenced to 16 and a half years in prison with five years supervised release, along with being ordered to pay a $100 special assessment.

King, who is described as an armed career criminal, pleaded guilty in July of this year to possession of a firearm by a felon.

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