Armed robbery, kidnapping at Harris Teeter on S. College Road


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are looking for a man who allegedly kidnapped and robbed a woman at gunpoint Wednesday night.

According to WPD spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay, it happened just before 7:45 p.m. at the Harris Teeter grocery store at 820 South College Road.

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Lindsay says the female victim exited the store after shopping, returned her cart to the corral. As she entered her vehicle, a man jumped in behind her. He reportedly threatened her with a gun and told her to drive to an ATM on Racine Drive.

The suspect reportedly got cash from the victim and then had her drop him off near 14th and Ann Streets.

The victim reported the incident.

The suspect is described as a young white male. No other description is available at this time.

If you know anything, please call police.