(SBG) - The official Twitter accounts for Wilmington, N.C. and the city's police department, respectively, have confirmed that people are looting a nearby Family Dollar Store.
NEWS ALERT - We are aware of the looting occurring at the Family Dollar Store at 13th & Greenfield Sts, unfortunately management has asked not to intervene at this time.— Wilmington Police (@WilmingtonPD) September 15, 2018
A curfew was already set, but has since been extended specifically for the area around the shopping establishment.
In response to looting in the area, an extended curfew is now in place for the block between 13th, 14th, Greenfield and Martin Streets. This curfew went into effect at 5 pm and will remain in effect until 6 am. The citywide curfew will run from 10 pm until 6 am.— Wilmington NC (@CityofWilm) September 15, 2018