Man Uses Machete in Armed Robbery Attempt

JUNE 14, 2006 -- Authorities arrested Ulysses Thompson, 37, after they say he used a machete to rob another man in Wilmington.

Detectives say the robbery happened in front of Monkey Barz, a bar located in the 5300 block of Carolina Beach Road.

Thompson fled after the robbery but was arrested shortly thereafter. He is in the New Hanover County Jail under a $30,000 bond.

Reported by Kacey Gaumer