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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police were searching for three men early Thursday morning after a cab driver was robbed at gunpoint.

According to New Hanover County Dispatch the call came in at 1:44 am and the robbery took place in the parking lot of Codington Elementary School on Carolina Beach Road. The cab driver’s money and keys were stolen.

Police used the SABLE helicopter to search for the three suspects, two black males and one white male. Police suspended the search before 3:30 am and did not find the men.

The cab driver was not harmed during the robbery.

The three robbers were described as:
1.) Black male approximately 6’2” tall, wearing a flight jacket, blue Dickies pants and black boots.
2.) White male, wearing a gray “Volcom” seatshirt, blue jeans, white tennis shoes and a white beanie.
3.) Black male, wearing a black sweatshirt, black Dickies pants and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3600. Information also may be submitted anonymously through Text-A-Tip. Enter “Tip708” and the information and send to CRIMES (274637).

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