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Man attacked, robbed on N. 11th St.

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police say a man was attacked and robbed overnight at 611 N. 11th Street.

The victim told police he went outside around 3:30 a.m. to smoke a cigarette, when someone jumped him from behind and started to choke him. The attacker reportedly told the victim to give him money. The suspect ran off with $60.

Police say the victim could not provide a physical description of his attacker, but did give officers a name of someone he thought it might be. Investigators are checking out the lead.

If you have any information, please call Wilmington Police at (910) 343-3600.

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sounds fishy ....

Going outside at 3:30 am is non-Kosher enough, but to do so with a wad of cash in one's pocket? A bit unusual, dontcha think?

It doesn't surprise me that

It doesn't surprise me that he was smoking at that hour, but I was thinking along the same lines as you in regards to the money he had with him.

Wrong time zone

You have to set your watch to hood time and then you will see that 3:30am is akin to 12 noon.