Police arrest suspected serial robber

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Submitted: Tue, 03/05/2013 - 2:29am
Updated: Tue, 03/12/2013 - 3:02pm

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police say they've caught who they believe is a serial robber.

Police arrested Erik Greyson Huggins, 29, early this morning for the robbery of a taxi driver at knifepoint on Eastwood Road.

Dectectives says Huggins is suspected in nine recent armed robberies.

The earliest in the string of related cases was last Wednesday morning at 3:34 a.m. An employee of the Exxon S & E #4 convenience store, 6126 Oleander Drive, reported that a man wearing a mask and showing a large butcher knife entered the store and demanded money. After allegedly getting cash, he left the store.

Police say eight more robberies were later reported, starting Friday night, with the latest one reported Monday morning. The majority of the crimes took place at hotels and convenience stores.

Huggins is being held on a $1 mil bond.

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4 Comments on "Police arrest suspected serial robber"

2015 years 8 months ago

Your right

2015 years 8 months ago

Go job! But he will be out in 3 months doing the same thing.

2015 years 8 months ago

Wasn’t this dude locked up for hotel robberies in Raleigh last year?

2015 years 8 months ago