Cab driver robbed at gunpoint


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police were searching for three men early Thursday morning after a cab driver was robbed at gunpoint.

According to New Hanover County Dispatch the call came in at 1:44 am and the robbery took place in the parking lot of Codington Elementary School on Carolina Beach Road. The cab driver’s money and keys were stolen.

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Police used the SABLE helicopter to search for the three suspects, two black males and one white male. Police suspended the search before 3:30 am and did not find the men.

The cab driver was not harmed during the robbery.

The three robbers were described as:
1.) Black male approximately 6’2” tall, wearing a flight jacket, blue Dickies pants and black boots.
2.) White male, wearing a gray “Volcom” seatshirt, blue jeans, white tennis shoes and a white beanie.
3.) Black male, wearing a black sweatshirt, black Dickies pants and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3600. Information also may be submitted anonymously through Text-A-Tip. Enter “Tip708” and the information and send to CRIMES (274637).