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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Another armed robbery has happened in Wilmington. This time it was a business. Lieutenant Yanacek with the Wilmington Police Department says, the three suspects waited for an employee to open the back door of the Pizza Hut on Oleander Drive, and when he did they ambushed him and robbed the Pizza Hut.
The Pizza Hut located at 4016 Oleander Drive was robbed Tuesday night. According to New Hanover County Dispatch three suspects entered the business with guns, and stole money from the business. Initial reports say the guns may have been fake, but has still not been proven.
One man was assaulted by the suspects, but refused EMS attention. After the men robbed the Pizza Hut, they fled through the back door and jumped over a back fence.
Wilmington Police are looking for the suspects in the area. K-9 units as well as the Sable helicopter are assisting with the search.
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