Skip to comments.NC:Police: woman hit in the head with a hammer during armed robbery
Posted on 09/03/2013 8:45:55 AM PDT by marktwain
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) Officers with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating reports of an armed robbery that happened overnight. MOREAdditional Links
According to police, a woman was walking to her car near Old Eastwood Road, when a man she didn't know snuck up behind her and hit her in the head with a hammer.
Police said the suspect told the victim he had a gun, and a witness in the area started firing shots at the man.
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Serial #? Bloomes MAIHammers? Background checks? When will the hammer violence stop?
12 oz? 16 oz? 24 oz?
While they are at it, getting rid of hammers or at least requiring their registration, I think they really need to get rid of rocks. They are all over the place!
I for one want to put pressure on the high capacity manufacturers now. Estwing: STOP THE VIOLENCE!
back in the day, it was Maxwell Silver time.
My house is a hammer free zone. That makes me feel so safe! :D
I hit my finger with a hammer once. Mind you, hammer hits can be pretty nasty.
So can moose bites. Ask my sister.
(cue Monty Python fans...now)
No description of the perp other than a masculine pronoun. That is almost conclusive proof now that the press and the police think he was black.
Seems to be the weapon of choice among certain groups these days.
When I was an airman in Okinawa in 1970 the term “hammer” had a rather different meaning and it was something one would “hit” rather than use to hit something else.
Curved claw? Straight claw? Roofing? Ball peen? Cross Peen?
Turning hammer? machinist hammer? Horseshoeing hammer?
One of these has to be an assault hammer and must be banned!
Three random murders in Charlotte on Sunday. The natives are getting restless.
Hammers are all the rage among criminals now. When stopped by the police, they always claim that they’re carrying it to “go to work.” Well, I guess if their “job” is robbing people, they may be right...
I have never been bitten by a moose but I had a pretty close call with an elk one time.
It was pretty close to the elks lodge if I remember correctly. snort))));)
Ferguson Town Officials are really concerned about the StLPost-Dispatch’s disparaging articles about ‘Ferguson’. No update (or outrage) about the hammer attack, but outrage that the writer chose to tie-in the crime rate and inability to sell houses in Ferguson.
Posted on: August 28, 2013
Mayor and City Council Respond to Article
Mayor James W. Knowles III and the Ferguson City Council have released a response to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s recent article “North County, Suburbia in Crisis”.
To Whom It May Concern:
We are writing to express our disappointment and concern with the staff at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for what we view as a careless article that gives the appearance of an all-out attack against the residents and business owners who live and work in what your article broadly refers to as North County. From the placement of the article on the front page of the Sunday edition of your paper, to the headline of North County Suburbia in Crisis: Blame poverty, age for weak North County home market,.....
“....The City of Ferguson is widely recognized as a progressive and diverse community that is proud of its racial and socioeconomic mix. We recognize our challenges, and recognize those challenges are not unlike challenges in other parts of St. Louis County and the rest of the nation, for that matter....”
Yeah, if white flight was bad before, they ain’t seen nuthin’ yet!