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Burglary suspect punches victim while being chased

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Officers responded to a burglary at 500 Mill Creek Court that occurred around 4:40 a.m. Saturday. Officers responded to a burglary at 500 Mill Creek Court that occurred around 4:40 a.m. Saturday.
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Officers with the Wilmington Police Department responded to a burglary at 500 Mill Creek Court early Saturday.

According to police, the victim said that he was sleeping when he heard a dog growling at something around 4:40 a.m.

While his other two roommates where sleeping, the victim confronted the suspect in the living room and told him to leave.

As the suspect left, the victim chased after him.

During the chase, the suspect punched the victim several times and was able to get away.

The victim called police and when they arrived he told them that he and his roommates had left their door unlocked.

The suspect was able to take a laptop from the victim's living room.

The WPD is continuing their investigation of the incident.

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