Two people from Wilmington are in police custody after allegedly robbing a gas station on Carolina Beach Road early Monday.
Officers with the Wilmington Police Department responded to a Speedway gas station at 2395 Carolina Beach Road around 2:58 a.m. Monday, following reports of an armed robbery, according to a department news release and Public Information Officer Brandon Shope. When police arrived, a person on the scene told officers the gas station's convenience store had been robbed.
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Shortly after arriving, police located the vehicle and people suspected in the incident in the 300 block of S. College Road, the release stated.
Timothy Jones, 55 of Wilmington, has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and larceny. Jones is being held at the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Detention Center under a $350,000 secured bond.
Tameika Conyers, 38 of Wilmington, has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. She is being held at the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Detention Center under a $100,00 secured bond.
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This article originally appeared on Wilmington StarNews: Armed robbery targets gas station on Wilmington's Carolina Beach Road