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Suspect robs restaurant; locks employees in freezer

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Officers responded to calls in reference to an armed robbery at the Boathouse restaurant at 6328 Oleander Drive around 10 p.m. Sunday.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, someone pointed a gun at the manager of the restaurant as he was taking out the trash. The suspect forced the manager back into the restaurant and made him open the safe.

The suspect then locked the employees in a freezer before leaving with some cash. The employees were able to escape and call 911.

No description of the suspect was provided.

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