WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) –- Wilmington Police said they responded to a home invasion involving seven suspects just after 1 a.m. Wednesday morning.
According to police the victim's mother alerted them after she got a call from her daughter, who said she was being robbed. Police say the victim's mother waited about an hour to call police, who then responded to a check welfare call.
When police arrived the victim said seven men pushed their way into her home in the 3500 block of Metting Road. She said six of the men had handguns. The other was carrying a rifle.
The woman said the suspects ransacked her home room by room and took her cell phone and other electronics.
Investigators say she was able to grab her two children and run to a friend's house.
Police have not made any arrests.