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Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a suspect who robbed a woman at a Castle Hayne ATM.

The suspect held a woman at gunpoint as she tried to take money out of the ATM located at 2601 Castle Hayne Road, just before 8 p.m. Thursday, according to sheriff’s office spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer.

The suspect walked up behind the victim, pointed a handgun at her and demanded money, Brewer said. The victim reported that the ATM timed out and returned her card. The suspect grabbed the woman’s card and ran northbound toward a nearby Advanced Auto.

Detectives are searching for a black male suspect who is about 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a thin build. He wore dark clothing and a ski mask.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 910-798-4162 or submit a tip on the sheriff’s office website.