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Armed Robbery at Burger King

WILMINGTON -- Around dinner time Wednesday, a man walked into the Burger King on 16th Street looking for more than a bite to eat.

Authorities say the man showed a handgun and demanded money. He got away with some cash.

A witness says the robber ran across 16th Street. Police and search dogs scoured the area, but came up empty.

Witnesses say the robber is a black man around 18 to 22 years old, about 5'7 and weighing around 200 pounds. He was wearing a red baseball hat.

If you have any information, contact the Wilmington Police Department.

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