Skateboarder robbed outside church

A robbery in a church parking lot in the city has spurred a police investigation.

Wilmington Police say a 19-year-old man was skateboarding outside the New Destiny Church on the 900 block of East 16th Street Monday afternoon when he was grabbed by an unknown suspect.

The suspect demanded the skateboarder turn over his belongings.

He took off with an undisclosed amount of cash and the victim's cell phone.

No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a black male, six feet tall and about 200 pounds with an average build. He was last seen wearing a white sweat shirt and dark colored pants.

City Police ask anyone with information related to this robbery to call them or Crimestoppers.

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