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Deputies arrest suspect after armed robbery at hotel


NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- Deputies arrest a robbery suspect after a man pulled a knife on an employee at a hotel Tuesday night.

The armed robbery happened just before 10 p.m. at the Best Western in the 5600 Block of Carolina Beach Road.

Dispatchers say the man told the employee he had a knife, and demanded money.

After getting away with the cash, New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies spotted the robbery suspect on foot just before 11:30 p.m., and arrested him.

No injuries were reported.

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