Man charged with robbery with a deadly weapon


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Submitted: Mon, 08/05/2013 - 10:38pm
Updated: Tue, 08/06/2013 - 2:59pm
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police say just before 3 a.m. Monday morning, a man tried to rob Shop-N-Go on Market Street.

The clerk told police Taofik Henry came up behind the counter and attacked her. She said she then tased the 36-year-old but he did not react to it.

She then ran outside to flag a police officer down. Police say the clerk was bleeding from the neck.

Henry is charged with with robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury and failure to appear on a misdemeanor.

He is being held under a $500,000 bond.

6 Comments

  • anne says:

    if the clerk would have shot him, would it have been a racist attack? Too bad the taser didn’t work, or the clerk could have had a baseball bat and beat him into submission.

    We will be seeing stories of how he is a good boy – a victim of his surroundings – no accounting for his stupidity.

  • hmm says:

    Have you ever been in shop n go? All of the cashiers are black so I’m pretty sure it wouldn’t have been a racist attack. She still should have shot him.. oh yeah guns aren’t allowed in convenience store by employees, the only ones allowed to have weapons are the criminals that are gonna kill you over twenty bucks.

  • Guest2020 says:

    I hope the clerk is okay.

  • guesty says:

    Remember the clerk that shot the robber at the Wrightsville Country store in 2011?

  • sensible says:

    The clerk at wrightsville store was the owner…he was protected n y a slightly different law.

  • Cierra Tatum says:

    Yea he did wrong w.e the case may be. He doing his time so stop talking bout my dady. He doing his time and he learned his lesson.

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