Man wanted for Dollar General armed robbery

HOLLY RIDGE, NC (WITN) - A Pender County man is wanted for the armed robbery of a business in an adjacent county earlier this week.

Holly Ridge police say they have warrants out for Christopher Wilkins, of Hamstead.

The 53-year-old Wilkins is accused of robbing the Dollar General on Holly Street on Monday.

He is 6'1 tall, weighs 150 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. Police say Wilkins should be driving a gray 4-door 2009 Chevy Impala with North Carolina tag TPM-7244.

Police say they have been to his address in Hamstead and have been told he no longer lives there.

If you know the whereabouts of Wilkins, you should call the Holly Ridge Police Department at (910) 329-4076.

Cash rewards up to $2,500 are possible in this case if the information you provide is deemed of value to police. Information can be texted to Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES).