Update on Armed Robbery

MEDIA RELEASE

Issued: May 18, 2011                                             Contact: Corporal J.J. Brewer

For Immediate Release Public Information Officer

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office

(910) 798-4191 Office

(910) 297-9213 Cellular

 

Update: NHSO Detectives have made an arrest for the armed robbery of CVS on Carolina Beach Rd. Detectives arrested Carl Wayne Berry, a 34 year white male and charged him with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. Berry was arrested in the parking lot of the Wild Wing Café without incident. Berry is currently being held at the New Hanover County Detention Facility under a $50,000.00 Secure Bond.

Armed Robbery at CVS on Carolina Beach Road

At approximately 8:15 this evening a man walked into the CVS located at 6435 Carolina Beach Rd.  The man walked up to the pharmacy counter brandished a firearm and demanded narcotics.  The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction or mode of travel.  The suspect is described as a white male, 5’4”-5’5”, dark close shaved beard wearing a black hat with red and white letters, dark in color shirt with Carolina written in white in cursive, khaki shorts, white socks, and white sneakers.  Anyone who has any information is asked to call the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 910-798-4161.  The investigation is ongoing and additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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