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Police searching for suspect in connection to stabbing, car theft

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Police in Wilmington are looking for a suspect after an apparent stabbing and robbery that happened around 1:45 a.m. Saturday.

Lt. Mary Green with the Wilmington Police Department says warrants have been issued for Cornelius Griffin of Wilmington. He's wanted for armed robbery and assault with a dangerous weapon.

Authorities say a woman gave the suspect a ride to the 4200 block of Birchwood Dr. inside Birchwood Park Apartments.

When they arrived, the suspect pulled out a knife, cutting the woman on her hand. The woman was able to free herself from the man. The suspect then took off with her car, a 1999 green Toyota Camry.

Anyone with information on Griffin's whereabouts is asked to contact police at 910-343-3600.

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