The station originally reported, "Police in Wilmington are on the lookout for a man believed to have committed at least three robberies on Tuesday morning," and that the Taco Bell and Travel Lodge on Market St. were robbed as well as a home.
A spokesperson for WPD says none of that is true.
The following e-mail exchange between WECT morning anchor Bob Townsend and County Commissioner Brian Berger was discovered Friday on the New Hanover County computer server.
An update to a story you saw ONLY ON 3 Wednesday. We told you WECT reported on its website country singer Easton Corbin would perform at Trask Coliseum for the Azalea Festival. Problem was the Azalea Festival said that was not the case.
UPDATE: Hank Estep, President of the Azalea Festival, says the website WECT quoted in its rush to break this story has removed the Easton Corbin concert information.