Armed Robbery Suspect on the Loose in New Hanover County

MARCH 30, 2006 -- Authorities are searching for an armed robber. They say a tall white man held up the Kangaroo store in the 6800 block of Market Street just before midnight Wednesday night.

The robber then led police on a chase in a stolen vehicle into northern New Hanover County. The chase ended when the man crashed the car at the end of Murrayville Road. He then ran into nearby woods. Police and K-9 units surrounded the area and began searching for the suspect. They say they found his shoes.

Police are warning residents if you see a white man without shoes in the Murrayville area to call authorities immediately. Police say this man is armed and could be dangerous.