CASTLE HAYNE, NC (WECT) – Authorities are investigating reports of an armed
robbery that happened late Sunday night in Castle Hayne, according to officials
with New Hanover County Dispatch.
Dispatch said they received a call just after 11:15 p.m. that a man was
robbed at gunpoint in the Midway Kwik Stop parking lot, located in the 4500
block of North College Road.
Officials with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office say the robbery victim
was approached by a man asking for a cigarette, who then showed a weapon and
demanded the victim's wallet.
After handing over his wallet, the victim left the scene.
The suspect is described as a white man, about six feet tall with a short
buzz cut and thin beard with a moustache. He was wearing a white shirt and blue
jeans, and was driving a silver Jeep Cherokee.
Two other suspects were also in the vehicle, but their physical descriptions
Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to contact the sheriff's
office at 910-798-4162.
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