Wilmington police are investigating an attempted robbery and stabbing that injured a 23-year-old man on Wednesday morning.
Police found the victim in the parking lot behind T.J. Maxx, 341 S. College Road, at about 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, according to police spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. The victim had multiple cuts to his head and neck.
The suspect—described as a black man who is 5 feet 6 inches tall—attempted to rob the victim of his wallet, Lindsay said. Police have not found the suspect.
The victim was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center to be treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening, Lindsay said.
Man threatens CVS clerk with screwdriver
A man allegedly went into the CVS store, 3302 Market St., and took deodorant at about 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to Lindsay.
The clerk attempted to stop the man but the suspect reportedly threatened the clerk with a screwdriver on his way out of the store, Lindsay said. The suspect ran toward Market North Apartments.
These investigations are ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910) 343-3609 or Text-A-Tipto CRIMES. Start your message with Tip708, then type your tip.