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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in car wash robbery

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Officials arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery at a car wash in Wilmington that happened Saturday afternoon. Officials arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery at a car wash in Wilmington that happened Saturday afternoon.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officials arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery at a car wash in Wilmington that happened Saturday afternoon.

According to an employee at Auto Track, a man approached him with a knife and threatened to pull out a gun on him.

The man then broke into the business, trashed the car wash and robbed the business, fleeing with an undisclosed amount of money.

Lt. Mary Green with the Wilmington Police Department said that 37-year-old Allen Marsh Blackwelder was arrested later that day.

He was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, and possession of burglary tools among other charges.

He was placed under a $30,000 bond.

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