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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Officers with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating a common law robbery that happened early Tuesday morning.
According to police, the victim said he went outside in the 600 block of North 11th Street around 3:30 a.m. to smoke.
Authorities say the victim reported someone jumped him from behind, punched him in the head, and tried to choke him.
The suspect demanded money so the victim handed over $60 and the suspect ran away.
According to police, the victim was unable to provide officers with a physical description of the suspect but was able to provide a name.
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