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Man attempting to buy drugs gets robbed at knifepoint

Veshon Lendell Shaw (Source: NHCSO) Veshon Lendell Shaw (Source: NHCSO)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A man attempting to buy drugs in Wilmington Thursday afternoon was robbed at knifepoint by two suspects.

According to the victim, he was trying to buy heroin in the 400 block of Mosley Street around 2 p.m. when he was approached by two males. The suspects held a knife to his throat and demanded money.

The victim handed over his cash and the suspects ran away.

Wilmington Police arrested one of the suspects, Veshon Lendell Shaw, and charged him with armed robbery. Shaw is being held in the New Hanover County Jail under a $100,000 secured bond.

Police are still looking for the second suspect.

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