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Police respond to armed robbery in Wilmington

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Officers said the victim was thrown to the ground but not hurt. Officers said the victim was thrown to the ground but not hurt.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Police in the city of Wilmington are investigating an armed robbery that happened Wednesday night shortly after 8:30.

The victim told responding officers a man in a ski mask pulled a handgun on her at Wimbledon Chase apartments on Cedarwood Lane, according to Sgt. Kittrell with WPD.

Kittrell said the woman told police the man took her purse and keys then threw her to the ground, but she was not hurt.

The victim said it looked like the suspect got away in an older model black truck.

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