WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Two would-be robbers did not get away with much after attempting to rob a person at a stoplight in Wilmington Thursday morning.
According to the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to Third and Wooster Streets just after midnight for a reported armed robbery.
Police said the victim was stopped a few blocks up at 13th and Wooster Streets, smoking a cigarette with his arm out the window when someone grabbed his arm.
The victim told police when he looked over he saw someone pointing a gun at him and yelled, "Give me your truck!"
Police said the would-be robbers ran away when the victim pulled out his own gun and pointed it at the suspect.
According to authorities, the victim drove to the Burger King on Third Street to call 911.
The victim told officials one of the men looked to be in his early 20s, 5'8", weighing about 150 lbs. and had long dreads. He said the second man was slender and was wearing a brown shirt and blue jeans.
Nobody was hurt in the incident and police are continuing to look for the suspect.
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