Armed robbery reported in Empie Park - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Armed robbery reported in Empie Park

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Officers were near Empie Park when anarmed robbery call came in from the tennis court area around 8:00 p.m. Sunday.

According to Wilmington Police, the victim said they wereapproached by two males that came up from behind a vehicle.

Both suspects were hiding their faces and wearing hoodies. Thesuspects showed guns and demanded cash.

The victim gave an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspects.

The suspects then ran toward Independence through the park at apath near the tennis courts.

No injuries were reported.

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