Men arrested outside Legion Stadium for robbery

Posted by Kristy Ondo - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Police say they arrested two men outside Legion Stadium Friday night after they reportedly robbed another pair of men nearby.

Police say 19-year-old Pierre Russ and 18-year-old Edvis Galloway robbed two men in a gas station parking lot at Southern Boulevard and Carolina Beach Road.

The victims reported the robbery to police and Legion Stadium officials, and that's when Galloway and Russ were spotted trying to enter a football game.

Police say the robbbers showed a gun to the victims and made them give up their money, identification, and cell phones.

Both are charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and were placed under a $40,000 secured bond.