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New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man involved in the armed robbery of a Monkey Junction area hotel.
According to New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. J.J. Brewer, a man armed with a knife robbed the Best Western Plus Wilmington Inn on Carolina Beach Road just after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
No one was injured during the robbery. The robber took an undisclosed amount of cash from the hotel and fled, Brewer said.
Authorities are searching for a slender man who is over 6 feet tall, Brewer said. He was described as wearing a white mask, black hat and a black sweatshirt.
According to hotel staff, the hotel was operating as normal Wednesday morning.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 798-6900.