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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are searching for five suspects who they say robbed several people at gunpoint after breaking into an apartment late last night.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. at 603 Tulane Drive in The Glen Apartments. Police say three black men dressed in dark hoodies and masks and two black women were armed with a shotgun and pistol.

Police say when the group of robbers forced their way into one of the units in the complex, there were six people inside the apartment.

According to a 911 call, the suspects got away in a silver or gray Toyota Camry.

One of the victims was hit in the head during the robbery, and police say the person was taken to the hospital to be treated for the head injury. When the group of suspects took off, they got away with electronics a small amount of money, according to police.

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Obeys laws
2015 years 11 months ago

This is why the police have been shooting people. They are violent dangerous criminals. They do not follow laws or morality, they will hurt others just for their own pleasure. Most of us work everyday and don’t go do robberies in people’s homes.

I’m guessing the naacp will support these people too, and speak negatively of the police. it seems all they speak up for are criminals. Where are all the naacp’s outburst when actual victims are harmed? Never heard it.

2015 years 11 months ago

I understand that there is tension within Wilmington neighborhoods and the housing projects contained within the city limits. WWAY HAS CHOSEN NOT TO REPORT THE DESCRIPTION OF THESE CRIMINALS. By researching other news reports, they could have provided the public with helpful information regarding not one…but five criminals that broke into someone’s home. This is not news, do not candy coat the fact or lack of. Your duty is to find out and report the facts. I could have found this out on my own by looking at a police report. Report facts and let the public decide. At least… Read more »

2015 years 11 months ago

What if this crew is white? What then wilmington?

live in the city
2015 years 11 months ago

well if you check out mr barber so call head of the naacp u find them with him.

Protected Citizen
2015 years 11 months ago

“We want to ban guns so the bad guys can’t get ahold of them”. If anything, the victims would have been better off if they did have guns. It’s time that the good guys show the bad guys a thing or two about bullying. They better be glad that they didn’t come in my house. When the WPD finds these thugs and they don’t give in, it’s possible that the cops will have to shoot inorder to protect themselves but the NAACP will say that’s unlawful. And if the people are white, I want to know where the lady… Read more »

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