Police looking for man who tried to rob Kohl’s

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are looking for a man who they say tried to rob a department store Monday morning.

According to a police spokeswoman, around 9:20 a.m., officials responded to Kohl’s off Eastwood Road after an attempted armed robbery.

When officers arrived, they spoke with the store’s loss prevention officer. The loss prevention officer said a suspect left the store without paying for merchandise. When the officer approached him, the suspect allegedly showed an orange box cutter and threatened to cut the officer. The officer said the suspect then dropped the merchandise and left on a gray bicycle.

Wilmington Police are looking for a white man in his mid-to-late 30s with a thin build, balding with light brown hair, a full short beard and prescription glasses. He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie with a blue shirt underneath, black shorts and black sandals.

If you have any information, call Wilmington Police.

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