NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two people for armed robbery.
According to a news release, Edward Huffman and Audrey Cross were leaving the Walmart in Monkey Junction on Monday when the loss prevention officers asked them to come inside and answer a couple of questions regarding shoplifting.
The sheriff’s office said Huffman turned around and said “I have a gun” and lifted his shirt, exposing the gun.
Huffman and Cross then ran towards the Lowes Home Improvement. That’s where deputies found Cross. She was arrested just before 9:30 p.m. and charged her with robbery with a dangerous weapon. She’s being held under a $20,000 bond.
Huffman was later found in the Carolina Beach State Park. He was also charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and received a $35,000 bond.