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Suspect robs Wilmington gas station, escapes from police

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Wilmington Police are searching for a suspect that robbed the Kangaroo Express gas station on Market Street just after 2 a.m. on Sunday. Wilmington Police are searching for a suspect that robbed the Kangaroo Express gas station on Market Street just after 2 a.m. on Sunday.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington Police are searching for a suspect that robbed the Kangaroo Express gas station on Market Street just after 2 a.m. on Sunday.

According to police, the male suspect bought a pack of cigarettes and after paying for them, ran behind the counter and demanded the clerk get on the ground.

The suspect grabbed money from the register and left on foot.

Police used the SABLE helicopter and K-9 units to search the area but could not find the suspect.

The suspect is described as 5'5", thin build and around 30 years old.

If you have any information, please contact the Wilmington Police Department.

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