Saturday, June 15, 2024

NHCSO: Port City Vapor robbed at gunpoint last night, suspect on the run

The suspect robbed the store of cash and merchandise.

Video provided by the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

WILMINGTON — The New Hanover County Sheriff Office is searching for an armed robber after the Monkey Junction Port City Vapor was robbed last night.

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office (NHCSO) detectives are on the lookout for a black male, described as between six-foot and six-foot, two-inches tall, and between 170 and 180 pounds.

According to NHCSO, the suspect entered the store with a gun around 9 p.m. and demanded money, received a bag full of cash and merchandise from an employee, and fled the store on foot.

NHCSO K-9 units and the SABLE helicopter attempted to find the suspect but were unsuccessful. The suspect, as seen in the footage above, was seen wearing a blue ball cap, a yellow t-shirt, and dark-colored jeans.

If anyone has any information on the robbery please contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 910-798-4162 or through their website’s Submit a Crime Tip page.

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