Police search for masked men who rang doorbell, robbed homeowners

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Submitted: Fri, 10/25/2013 - 1:05pm
Updated: Fri, 10/25/2013 - 11:50pm

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police are searching for three masked men who they say rang the doorbell at a Wilmington home before robbing the homeowners with a large gun.

It happened around 11 p.m. Thursday at 3428 Regency Drive. Police say when the men, wearing toboggans and hoodies, came to the door, one of the homeowners answered.

That’s when they say the three men forced their way inside, where two people were home, and demanded money. Police say the homeowner handed over his wallet before the trio took off running.

SABLE and K-9 units helped in the search, but police believe the men may have hopped into a vehicle to get away. No one was hurt in the home invasion, but police continue investigating.

If you have any information, call Wilmington Police.


  • windy says:

    Who in their right mind would open the door to three individuals wearing tobbogans, hoodies, and masks? At 11:00 at night? This story does not add up …

  • burgerboy says:

    if some hooligan thugmuffin bursted in my door and pointed a weapon at me and demaned el dinero’s i would use my seekrit army seal’s training to grab my 12 gauge and commence to blowing there gourd’s off and some dingbat libber judge would prolly put me in jail for the rest of my life but as charles bronson said: it’s better to be judged by SIX then carried by TWELVE RIP chuck bronson.

  • taxpayer says:

    it’s better to be judged by 12…not 6. It takes 6 to carry your coffin.

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