WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Officers with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that happened in the parking lot of the Food Lion located near New Hanover Regional Medical Center Monday afternoon.
According to police, the 29-year-old victim was sitting in her car around 1:45 p.m. counting money before going into the store to go grocery shopping.
Police say a man got into the passenger seat of the car, pointed a gun, took the cash and ran away.
The victim went home to call police and described the robber as being 6' tall and around 170 lbs. The victim said he was wearing a baseball cap and had a bandana covering his face.