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Victim struck in mouth by suspect after being robbed of $3

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Officers responded to the area of 4th Street and Wright Street for a reported armed robbery around 7:30 Friday night.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, the victim said he was on the basketball court by Hillcrest on the 1400 block of Meares St. when he was approached by another juvenile with a handgun.

The suspect took $3 from the victim before striking him in the mouth and leaving on foot.

No description of the suspect is known at this time.

Stay with this story as new information becomes available.

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