Officials say alleged shoplifter threatened employees with scissors at beauty supply store

New Hanover Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating armed robbery at beauty supply store

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - An alleged shoplifter is accused of threatening employees with scissors at a beauty supply shop Wednesday, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials with the sheriff’s office say that shortly after 5 p.m. employees at Sally Beauty Supply in the Porter’s Neck area confronted a woman who was allegedly stealing items.

The woman then threatened employees with a pair of scissors before fleeing the scene. The sheriff’s office posted surveillance video to Facebook of the woman leaving the store.

Armed Robbery

Posted by New Hanover County Sheriff's Office on Friday, August 23, 2019

The store is located just off of Market Street on Hays Lane.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 910-798-4162.

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