BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office arrested Nicholas "Adam" Strickland, 24 of White Lake, Sunday night for common law robbery.
According to officials, a woman heard someone call her name around 5:30 p.m. when she was leaving the Scotchman convenient store in Clarkton.
She looked to see that it was Strickland, whom she had known for several years. Police say the victim threw up her hand to wave when she was hit in the back of the head and knocked to the ground.
According to officials, the victim had money in her hand when she was assaulted and Strickland took it and ran away in a small black car.
The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for her injuries and has since been released.
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