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Police search for suspect after Family Dollar robbed

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)-- Wilmington Police are searching for a man they say robbed Family Dollar on Market Street.

Investigators say a Hispanic male, with curly, shoulder length hair, about 5'11" tall and 175 pounds talked with the cashier for 90 minutes before stealing money from the register Thursday night.

Police said when the cashier was helping another customer when the man reached into the register and took cash. They say the cashier struggled with the suspect until he pointed a gun at the individual.

Investigators say the suspect took off toward Dock Street. They say he was wearing a t-shirt and jeans.

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