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WPD officers nab robbery suspect

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THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS FROM THE WILMINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Case#: 2011-016848
Time: 1:04 p.m. – Sunday afternoon
Location: 148 Spring Avenue
Offense: Robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Summary: The male victim, age 21, initially was reluctant to provide information, but later told officers that the suspect robber came up to him while he was hanging out with a friend. The robber started a dispute with the victim and then pulled out a handgun. He pulled off the victim’s gold chains and took cash from his front pocket.

Then, according to the victim, the robber jumped into a vehicle and drove off.

During the follow-up investigation, officers collected enough information to obtain a warrant for the suspect, Tracy Lovell Taylor, d.o.b. 12-9-1992, Taylor was located, arrested and charged several hours later. He is in custody at the NHC detention facility under $54,000 secure bond. He was charged with the robbery, as well as failure to appear on a prior charge. Booking photo is attached.

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