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Robbery

WPD: Man trying to sell cell phone robbed during meeting with potential buyer

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Police are investigating after they say a man trying to sell a cell phone on the internet was robbed in a parking lot during a meeting with a potential buyer. Full story...
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Wilmington police search for armed robber

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videoWilmington police are looking for the man who robbed a store and assaulted two female clerks Friday night. Full story...
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Police arrest man they say beat another with oak tree branch, took off with cash

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video Police arrested a wanted Wilmington man they say used a tree branch to beat another man and then took off with cash from his pocket in May. Full story...
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Hotel guests robbed by man with rifle

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videoWilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed three hotel guests with a rifle early this morning. Full story...
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Man robbed at gunpoint on Wilmington street

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Wilmington Police are investigating after a man said he was robbed at gunpoint while walking down the street. Police say just before midnight last night, the victim flagged down an officer on patrol in the area of Market Street and Darlington Ave. Full story...
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Police searching for suspect they say robbed Wilmington cab driver

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Police are investigating after they say a customer robbed a Wilmington cab driver Wednesday night, getting away with cash. Full story...
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Schools locked down as police search for pharmacy robber

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videoAn armed robbery at a Wilmington pharmacy led to a lockdown at nearby schools this morning. Wilmington Police say they are looking for a man who robbed Kings Pharmacy at S. College Road and Shipyard Blvd. Full story...
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Police arrest suspect in Scotty McCreery robbery

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Police in Raleigh have arrested a suspect in the home invasion robbery of country singer Scotty McCreery and his friends. They say 19-year-old old Mikkail Jamal Shaw has been charged with armed robbery and conspiracy after he turned himself in Tuesday night. Full story...
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Take a look: Police release photo of suspect in pharmacy robbery

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videoWilmington Police are asking for help identifying the suspect in a recent pharmacy robbery. Witnesses told police the man pictured in the surveillance photos released today is believed to have jumped through the pharmacy window at the Walgreen at 4521 Oleander Drive April 20. Full story...
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Witness description of crooks, car leads to quick arrest

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say a suspected thief was caught not long after the crime was committed. A spokesman says deputies were called Tuesday to a breaking and entering in progress at 4484 Amelia Ct. The witness gave investigators a description of three suspects and the license tag number of the car they used. Full story...
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Cromartie gets at least 35 years after pleading guilty to Proutey murder

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videoA Wilmington man charged has pleaded guilty for his involvement in the December 2012 shooting death of Joshua Proutey. Christopher Cromartie pleaded guilty this morning to second-degree murder and robbery of the CFCC student. Full story...
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Bond reduced for lone surviving suspect of Pizza Hut robbery

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The only suspect to survive a police shooting at a Wilmington restaurant last fall had his bond reduced today. A judge agreed to reduce Jalani Smith's bond from $1.5 million $600,000. Full story...
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Police looking for suspects in robbery of delivery driver

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Wilmington Police are looking for three people involved in robbing a food delivery driver over the weekend. WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley says it happened around 11 p.m. Friday after the driver made a delivery to 119 Dapple Ct. Full story...
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Man pays for cigarettes, robs register at Kangaroo gas station

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videoPolice are investigating after they say a man who bought a pack of cigarettes from a Kangaroo gas station just before he robbed the store. Full story...
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Man robs register at Scotchman store after paying for soda

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videoPolice are investigating after they say a man robbed the Scotchman near downtown Wilmington after paying for a Sundrop soda. Full story...
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