North Carolina Police Arrest Five For Looting In Hurricane Florence Aftermath

Mike Brest | Reporter

North Carolina police arrested five individuals Sunday night for looting following the destructive Hurricane Florence.

Despite discovering the looting around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, “management has asked not to intervene at this time.”

Fox News field producer Marta Dhanis captured a video of people robbing a Family Dollar store.


Wilmington PD tweeted, “Wilmington Police are identifying looters who took items from a local Family Dollar Store Saturday afternoon, despite initial concerns from the store management we will charge them to fullest extent of the law,” Saturday night.

The city of Wilmington, North Carolina issued a curfew that went into effect at 5 p.m. on Saturday and will extend until 6 a.m. Sunday morning.

The National Weather Service office in Moorehead City, North Carolina reported that 25.77 inches of rain has fallen breaking a nearly 20-year-old record. (RELATED: Florence Smashes North Carolina Rainfall Record – And There’s A Lot More To Come)

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