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Police investigate armed robbery in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officers with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that happened around 2:30 Friday morning on Pauline Lane in Wilmington.

Officers received a call about a burglary in progress from a woman who claims to have heard banging at her door and a possible gunshot.

When police arrived, a man claimed to have just been robbed. According to the man, three males approached him and showed a pistol. The suspects then pistol-whipped the man and stole his wallet and cell phone.

The victim then says the suspects ran off on foot.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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