A teen was robbed at gunpoint by two men in the area of Greenfield Street in Wilmington.
Two men approached the 17-year-old victim in the 600 block of Greenfield Street at about 7:55 p.m. Tuesday, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay.
The teen was reportedly on his way to the store to get a money order when the suspects demanded his money, Lindsay said. The suspects took the teen’s cash and ran away from the scene.
One suspect was described as a light skinned black male who was about 5 feet 6 inches tall. He wore a black hooded sweatshirt and had dreadlocks. The other suspect is described as a black male who is about 5 feet 8 inches tall. He wore a red bandanna over his face.
Man kicked in the face, hospitalized after robbery
A man was taken to the hospital early Wednesday morning after he was kicked in the face and robbed on Williamson Drive.
The 25-year-old victim was walking in the 300 block of Williamson Drive when he was reportedly attacked by two men who asked him for food just after 1 a.m. Wednesday, according to Lindsay.
The victim fell to the ground and one of the suspects reportedly kicked the victim in the face, Lindsay said. The suspects went into the victim’s pocket and took his wallet. They also took his backpack and then ran behind a home.
The victim was taken to Cape Fear Memorial Hospital to be treated for the injuries to his face, Lindsay said. The suspects were described as two thin black males in their early 20’s, who are about 6-foot tall.
These investigations are ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3609 or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES. Start your message with Tip708, then type your tip.