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Man beaten with baseball bats; suspects steal car

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington Police have confirmed an overnight robbery and assault on the 2100 block of Adams Street, off Carolina Beach Road, near Legion Stadium.

According to Lt. Blanton, the call came in around 1:30 Wednesday morning.

The victim said he pulled into his driveway on Adams Street and then was walking into his house when two males, wearing masks and dressed in all black, approached the victim from behind.

Both men were armed with baseball bats and started beating the victim outside of his house, while they asked for money. They continued beating the man as they made their way inside the home.

The suspects took about $150 from the victim's pockets, as well as his car keys.

They then drove off in the man's white 2002 Hyundai Sonata. The license plate is from North Carolina and the plate number is: XSH-1005.

Authorities say the victim was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center and is suffering from non-life threatening injuries. He was treated and released.

The suspects remain on the loose at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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