Two wanted for armed robbery at Pender County pharmacy

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — The Pender County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that happened just before 7 p.m. on Monday.

Authorities said two people wearing masks over their faces walked into Realo Drugs in the 15000 block of US Highway 17 in Hampstead with handguns and robbed the pharmacy.

Both suspects ran away from the scene.

Officials said one person wore a green camouflaged coat with a black face mask. The second person wore a black coat with a white face mask.

“Pender County Deputies responded to the scene and immediately began searching the area with the assistance of the SABLE helicopter,” Sheriff Alan Cutler said. “The suspects were not located after a search of the area. No one was injured during this robbery.”

If you have any information, contact the Pender County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 259-1212.

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