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Wilmington Police investigate armed robbery on Vance Street

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Wilmington Police are investigating an armed robbery on Vance Street. (Source: WECT) Wilmington Police are investigating an armed robbery on Vance Street. (Source: WECT)
Police say a man robbed the owner of this ice cream cart and ran off. (Source: WECT) Police say a man robbed the owner of this ice cream cart and ran off. (Source: WECT)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Officers with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that happened Tuesday afternoon.

According to officials, the robbery occurred at 2750 Vance Street. 

The victim says a teenage male approached him and wanted a popsicle, the suspect then pulled a gun and put it to the victim's head demanding money. The suspect then took off on foot.

Police are looking for a white man wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans. He was last seen on foot near Worth Drive. 

Keep checking back with WECT as we learn more details.

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