WPD catches accused bus robber

A Pike Creek man is being charged with robbing a DART bus passenger.

Wilmington Police say Nicholas Blanco grabbed items from the victim's pocket Tuesday night around 9:30 and ran from the bus at 3rd and King Streets.

He was caught him a short time later - clutching the victim's belongings, according to police.

Blanco faces robbery and offensive touching charges, but police say there was also an existing warrant out for his arrest.






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